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".


Rare Ohio Stoneware Bank with Incised Bird Decoration Inscribed Rare Ohio Stoneware Bank with Incised Bird Decoration Inscribed Rare Ohio Stoneware Bank with Incised Bird Decoration Inscribed Rare Ohio Stoneware Bank with Incised Bird Decoration Inscribed

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