Rare New Ulm, Minnesota Stoneware Presentation Mug

Summer 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 257

Price Realized: $1,680.00

($1,400 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

PLEASE NOTE:  This result is 2 years old, and the American ceramics market frequently changes. Additionally, small nuances of color, condition, shape, etc. can mean huge differences in price. If you're interested in having us sell a similar item for you, please contact us here.

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Rare Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Presentation Mug, New Ulm, MN origin, circa 1870-1890, semi-ovoid mug, incised with the cobalt-highlighted inscription, "Fritz Williams / New Ulm," above an incised and cobalt-highlighted floral motif. Brushed cobalt stripe decoration to handle. Handle tightly reglued. Tight cracks to underside and base. A 3/4" hairline from rim. Restoration to rim. A few minuscule rim nicks. H 4 3/4".

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