Scarce 2 Gal. New England Stoneware Pitcher with Bird Decoration

July 20, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 3

Price Realized: $1,652.00

($1,400 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Scarce Two-Gallon Stoneware Pitcher with Cobalt Bird Decoration, New England origin, circa 1870, ovoid pitcher with tooling to midsection and rim, decorated with a slip-trailed design of a bird with ring-necked and spotted body, perched on a stylized foliate design. Impressed and cobalt-highlighted two-gallon capacity mark is surrounded by a brushed tulip. Excellent condition with a shallow 3/4" chip to rim near reverse side, possibly in-the-firing.

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