May 21, 2005 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 146

Price Realized: $4,180.00
($3,800 hammer, plus 10% buyer's premium).

May 21, 2005 Auction Catalog

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Large Glazed Redware Cabin Bank, probably Pennsylvania area, 19th century, hand-modeled log cabin bank on base with tile roof, chimney, door, and window. A white-glazed bird is seated atop the roof by the chimney. Crudely-modeled person is seated on the doorstep. Slot in side of cabin. Minor wear. Height to chimney 6 1/4". Provenance: Christie"s Sale for The Seamen"s Bank for Savings, March 13, 1991, Lot # 156. Ex-Collection Bill Bertoia.