2 Gal. Stoneware Crock w/ Bird Decoration, SOMERVILLE, MASS. Advertising

Summer 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 425

Price Realized: $240.00

($200 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Two-Gallon Somerville, MA Stoneware Advertising Crock with Cobalt Bird Decoration, Ft. Edward, NY origin, circa 1870, cylindrical crock with semi-rounded rim and applied lug handles, decorated with a slip-trailed design of a bird perched on a stylized branch. Impressed above with the cobalt-highlighted advertising, "McCARTHY BROS / SOMERVILLE / MASS." Rim chips. A 3 1/2" diagonal crack from rim on front. Various cracks to underside/extending partway up body of crock. Staining. H 9 3/8".

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