Rare John Fritz / Philadelphia, PA Rustic Ware Mug

Spring 2020 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 336

Price Realized: $540.00

($450 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Rare Rustic Pottery Presentation Mug, Signed "JF," John Fritz, Philadelphia, PA origin, circa 1890, molded in the form of an oak tree with branch handle bearing leaves and acorns. Original painted surface. Molded banner at shoulder with painted name, "W. MAURER." Interior covered in a reddish-brown glaze. Incised "JF" on underside. Minor chips. H 4 1/2".

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