Rare 3 Gal. A. K. BALLARD / BURLINGTON, VT Stoneware Flowerpot w/ Floral Decoration

Summer 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 338

Price Realized: $270.00

($225 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Rare Three-Gallon Stoneware Flowerpot with Cobalt Floral Decoration, Stamped "A.K. BALLARD. / BURLINGTON. VT," circa 1870, flaring flowerpot with applied lug handles, semi-rounded rim, and original drain hole in underside, brush-decorated with a stylized floral motif accented with spots. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark and capacity mark. Excellent condition with a minuscule nick to interior of rim, a few tiny surface flakes above one handle, a tiny flake to same handle, and a 4" X-shaped surface line near base on reverse, not visible on interior. H 11 1/8" ; Diam. (at rim) 13".

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