Rare W. ROBERTS BINGHAMTON, NY Stoneware Crock w/ Dove of Peace Decoration

October 26, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 226

Price Realized: $826.00

($700 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Rare Four-Gallon Stoneware Crock with Elaborate Cobalt Bird Decoration, Stamped "W. ROBERTS. / BINGHAMTON NY", circa 1870, cylindrical crock with tooled shoulder, semi-rounded rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with a large slip-trailed design of a bird holding a vine in its beak, atop abstract looping line and spot designs. Possibly a representation of the dove of peace. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark and capacity mark. Excellent condition with a few minor chips to interior of rim and some very faint surface lines on underside, not visible on interior.

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