Small-Sized Massachusetts Stoneware Pitcher w/ Bird Decoration

Summer 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 173

Price Realized: $720.00

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

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Small-Sized Stoneware Pitcher with Cobalt Bird Decoration, MA origin, circa 1860, ovoid pitcher with tooled rim, decorated with a brushed and slip-trailed design of a bird atop a looping vine, below wreath-like slip-trailing. Stripe decoration to spout, flanked by swags. Two small chips to side of handle. A small in-the-firing contact mark to bird's foot. A small in-the-firing iron ping to base. A restored 1 1/2" rim chip. A restored, narrow 1 1/4" flake to interior of rim. H 8 3/4".

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