Two-Gallon WEST TROY / N.Y. / POTTERY Stoneware Jug w/ Cobalt Bird-on-Stump Decoration

Fall 2020 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 342

Price Realized: $720.00

($600 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Two-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Bird-on-Stump Decoration, Stamped "WEST TROY, / N.Y. / POTTERY.," circa 1875, cylindrical jug with tooled spout, decorated with a slip-trailed design of a crested bird perched on a well-detailed stump. Light cobalt highlights to maker's mark and capacity mark. A 3" long in-the-firing dent to base. Some staining to surface. A few small spout chips. A small in-the-firing ping to left side of jug near base. A 1 5/8" salt drip to reverse.

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