Three Pieces of Cobalt-Decorated American Stoneware

Fall 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 424

Price Realized: $240.00

($200 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Three Pieces of Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware, American, second half 19th century, a small-sized ovoid jar with brushed tulip motif, attributed to D.P. Shenfelder, Reading, PA, circa 1870; a small-sized cylindrical crock with cobalt drape motif, attributed to the Wingender Pottery, Haddonfield, NJ, late 19th century; and a one-gallon cylindrical jar with cobalt swag decoration, stamped "SOLOMON BELL / STRASBURG / Va.," circa 1875. Shenfelder jar with some fry to cobalt, a base chip, some in-the-firing chipping to base, and sticker residue to side of jar. Wingender crock in excellent condition with some staining, a short vertical surface line to shoulder (not visible on interior), and two codes written on underside in black marker. Bell jar with two rim chips, a minor in-the-firing ping to rim, and a 5 1/2" crack from rim. H (of Shenfelder jar) 5 1/8".

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