July 17, 2004 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 10

Price Realized: $5,225.00
($4,750 hammer, plus 10% buyer's premium).

July 17, 2004 Auction Catalog

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Extremely Rare Blue-Decorated Stoneware Chicken Waterer, Greensboro or New Geneva, PA, origin, circa 1875, beehive form with attached saucer base and rainbow handle. Fashioned with a hole at the vessel"s base. The wavy line and stylized vine decorations are consistent with the work of Western PA pottery companies, including James Hamilton, Hamilton & Jones, T.F. Reppert, R.T. Williams, J. Eneix, and others. Near mint condition, with only a few minor lines in the saucer. Height to top of handle 12 1/2". A seldom seen form in stoneware, and virtually unknown in Western PA pottery production.