Rare Uniontown, Pennsylvania Stoneware People Crock

Fall 2020 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 239

Price Realized: $5,100.00

($4,250 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Rare Five-Gallon Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware People Crock, Uniontown, PA origin, circa 1865, wide, cylindrical crock with tooled shoulder, extruded handles, and semi-rounded rim, decorated with a brushed design of a woman holding a walking stick, standing atop a stylized ground. Decorated above with a large stem bearing three pears. Reverse impressed with a five-gallon capacity mark in the style of the Thompson Pottery of Morgantown, West Virginia, indicating a close connection between these two potting traditions. Very nice condition with some tight, in-the-firing lines to underside, a 1 1/2" rim chip, and a chip to end of one handle.

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