One-Gallon W.ROBERTS / BINGHAMTON, NY Stoneware Bird Jug

Summer 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 82

Price Realized: $510.00

($425 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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One-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Bird Decoration, Stamped "W.ROBERTS.BINGHAMTON.NY," circa 1870, cylindrical jug with semi-rounded spout, decorated with a slip-trailed design of a crested bird with spotted wing and striped body, perched on curled branch with spotted border. Cobalt highlight to maker's mark. Some fry to cobalt. A 2 1/2" inverted Y-shaped line emanating from a tiny surface chip. Very minor roughness to one edge of lower handle terminal. H 11".

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