Rare Glazed American Stoneware Face Pitcher, probably Midwestern, late 19th or early 20th century

Spring 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 437

Price Realized: $540.00

($450 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Rare Glazed Stoneware Face Pitcher, American, probably Midwestern, late 19th or early 20th century, hand-built, tankard-form pitcher with reductive applied face, including circular eyes, open mouth, and oval ears, the surface covered in a reddish-brown, Rockingham-type glaze. Coggled grid pattern and incised combing throughout. Reverse with two applied handles with coggled and depressed treatments. Underside with small notations, "Steve, 8A, and KN," likely after the firing. Excellent condition with a colored rim chip. H 7 1/2".

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