5 Gal. RIEDINGER & CAIRE / POUGHKEEPSIE, NY Stoneware Crock w/ Elaborate Bird on Stump Decoration

Summer 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 424

Price Realized: $390.00

($325 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Five-Gallon Stoneware Crock with Elaborate Cobalt Bird-on-Stump Decoration, Stamped "RIEDINGER & CAIRE / POUGHKEEPSIE-NY," circa 1870, cylindrical crock with tooled shoulder, semi-rounded rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with a slip-trailed design of a crested bird with plumed tail, perched on a large stump flanked by ground cover. Large restored crack(?) from rim on reverse, extending onto underside. Areas of restoration to one handle. A salt drip to opposite handle. A 2 1/2" glazed-over area of chipping to exterior of rim. Small chips to interior of rim. Staining. H 12".

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