Rare Ohio Stoneware Bank with Incised Bird Decoration Inscribed "G. F."

October 26, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 122

Price Realized: $4,130.00

($3,500 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Rare Stoneware Bank with Incised Bird Decoration, Inscribed "G.F.," Ohio origin, mid to late 19th century, beehive-form with small finial and carved coin slot, the surface covered in a dark Albany slip glaze and decorated with an incised design of a bird perched on a leaf, flanked by branches. Incised "G.F." above. A recent note on the underside reads, "MADE FOR GERTRUDE FISHEL (SISTER) IN REVENNA(sic), OHIO. TOLD by VICTOR FISHEL 97 yrs. of AGE. / 8-21-85". Excellent, essentially as-made condition. H 5".




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