Rare Three-Gallon Ohio River Valley Stoneware Pitcher w/ Cobalt "Eyeglasses" Decoration, c1830

Spring 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 142

Price Realized: $1,080.00

($900 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Rare Three-Gallon Stoneware Pitcher with Cobalt "Eyeglasses" Decoration, Ohio River Valley origin, circa 1830, large-sized, ovoid pitcher with tooled accents to body and rim, boldly-decorated with a repeating brushed design resembling eyeglasses, including three dots above and below each. Spotted decoration to collar. Cobalt highlights to handle terminals. Albany-slip-glazed interior. With exceptional size and appealing folk art brushwork, this pitcher exhibits characteristics of pieces produced during the early second quarter of the 19th century in the Ohio River Valley region. Excellent, essentially as-made condition with some minor streaks of staining. H 14 1/2".

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