Outstanding 10 Gal. Ohio Stoneware Keg with Tree Decoration

Summer 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 141

Price Realized: $1,560.00

($1,300 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Outstanding Ten-Gallon Stoneware Water Cooler with Cobalt Tree Decoration, OH origin, mid 19th century, keg-form cooler with octagonal bunghole, cobalt-decorated with a brushed folk art tree featuring circular and star-shaped growths at the end of the branches, all applied over a slip-coated surface. Decorated above with a series of three stylized flower blossoms. Cobalt dash to top edge and highlight to bunghole. Outstanding size and imaginative decoration. Excellent condition with some wear to bunghole, some in-the-firing spalling to cobalt, and salt drips to surface. H 21 1/2".

Please note: Due to its large size, we recommend shipping this via a third-party shipper or picking this up at our gallery as opposed to using our standard in-house shipping via UPS Ground.

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