Extremely Rare Large-Sized Stoneware Figure of a Fish, Huntingdon County, PA

Summer 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 108

Price Realized: $240.00

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

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Exceedingly Rare Large-Sized Salt-Glazed Stoneware Figure of a Fish with Cobalt Decoration, probably Huntingdon County, PA origin, 19th century, hand-modeled figure of a fish with applied fins and incised scales and other details throughout, decorated with cobalt highlights to the fins, eyes, gills, and mouth. Fish has hollow interior fitted with pieces of clay prior to the firing, allowing it to rattle. Exceptional form. Provenance: Excavated at the Huntingdon, PA town dump. Missing tail. Losses to fins. L 10 1/2".

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