Two-Gallon WEST TROY, N.Y. POTTERY Stoneware Jug w/ Cobalt Bird Design

Fall 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 39

Price Realized: $600.00

($500 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Two-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Bird Decoration, Stamped "WEST TROY, / N.Y. / POTTERY," NY State origin, circa 1875, cylindrical jug with tooled spout, decorated with a large slip-trailed design of bird with crest and ringed neck, perched on a stylized, scrolled branch. Light cobalt highlights to maker's mark and capacity mark. Spout chips on reverse. A faint 7/8" surface line on side of spout and a tiny nick to front of spout. Wear to base of handle. A salt drip at base on reverse. Some staining. A 1 3/8" in-the-firing surface fissure on underside, which does not extend through to interior. H 14".

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