RareTwo-Gallon Huntingdon County, Pennsylania Stoneware Pitcher (possibly Petersburg)

Summer 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 113

Price Realized: $720.00

($600 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Rare Two-Gallon Stoneware Pitcher with Cobalt Floral Decoration, Huntingdon County, PA origin, possibly Petersburg, circa 1850-1885, ovoid pitcher with footed base, narrow collar, and tooled rim, brush-decorated at the midsection with a large tulip flanked by two smaller tulips. Dashed brushwork to base of collar. Cobalt highlights to handle terminals. According to the research of the pitcher's owner, Nancy Shedd, pieces of this style may have been produced in Petersburg, Pennsylvania. Provenance: Estate of author and historian, Nancy Shedd, Petersburg, PA. Scattered exfoliation throughout body, collar, and handle. A 1 1/4" glazed-over chip to foot. H 13 3/4".

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