NEW YORK / STONEWARE CO. Jug Cooler, Chicken Pecking Corn

November 5, 2005 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 160

Price Realized: $12,540.00
($11,400 hammer, plus 10% buyer's premium).

November 5, 2005 Auction Catalog

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Outstanding Six-Gallon Open-Handled Stoneware Jug Cooler with Cobalt Chicken Decoration, Stamped "NEW YORK / STONEWARE CO.," circa 1870, large jug with open handles at the sides and large circular bung hole at base. Decorated with a large slip-trailed cobalt bird resembling a pecking chicken atop a flowering vine. Excellent form and color. Desirable, large-sized bird decoration. Excellent condition. 5 1/2" Y-shaped line on reverse, possibly in-the-making. Faint 1/2" line on spout. Spout chip. Height 19 1/2".