Lot of Two: WHITES UTICA Stoneware Jugs with Near-Identical Bird Decorations

July 20, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 453

Price Realized: $472.00

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

PLEASE NOTE:  This result is 4 years old, and the American ceramics market frequently changes. Additionally, small nuances of color, condition, shape, etc. can mean huge differences in price. If you're interested in having us sell a similar item for you, please contact us here.

July 20, 2019 Auction Catalog

◀︎ Back to Catalog

Login


Two Stoneware Jugs with Cobalt Bird Decoration, Stamped "WHITES UTICA", NY State origin, circa 1875, both of cylindrical form with tooled shoulder and squared spout, each decorated with a similar slip-trailed design of a crested bird, one perched on a stylized branch and the other perched on a flowering vine. One with wear and a tiny chip to edge of spout, light surface wear, an in-the-firing contact mark to bird's beak, heavy staining, and some brown residue to left side. The other with surface wear, fry to cobalt, some touch-up to cobalt, a glazed-over ping at base, a filled base chip, a short line at base, and a minor spout chip.




©2023 Crocker Farm, Inc. | info@crockerfarm.com | (410) 472-2016