May 21, 2005 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 186

Price Realized: $4,400.00
($4,000 hammer, plus 10% buyer's premium).

May 21, 2005 Auction Catalog

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Glazed Redware Cat Bank, probably Pennsylvania, 19th century, figure of a seated cat with punched eyes and incised details to face and paws. Reddish-orange with black specks and creamy orange slip applied to face, necks, paws, and tail, all under a clear lead glaze. Minor wear. Height 5 3/8". Provenance: Christie"s Sale for The Seamen"s Bank for Savings, March 13, 1991, Lot #245. Ex-Collection Bill Bertoia.