3 Gal. Baltimore, MD Stoneware Water Cooler w/ Floral Decoration

Summer 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 331

Price Realized: $1,560.00

($1,300 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Three-Gallon Stoneware Water Cooler with Cobalt Clover Decoration, Baltimore, MD origin, third quarter 19th century, cylindrical form with squared rim, applied lug handles, and circular bunghole, the front and reverse decorated with a large two-stemmed clover plant motif. Incised and cobalt-highlighted band to shoulder. Cobalt highlights to bunghole and handle terminals, along with a curving line of cobalt below each handle. Excellent condition with some staining to base, a minor in-the-firing base chip, a small chip to interior of rim, and light wear to interior of rim. H 13 1/2".

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