W.H. FARRAR & CO. / GEDDES, N.Y. Stoneware Bird Jug

May 20, 2006 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 92

Price Realized: $5,775.00
($5,250 hammer, plus 10% buyer's premium).

May 20, 2006 Auction Catalog

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Rare Three-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Elaborate Cobalt Bird Scene, Stamped "W.H. FARRAR & CO. / GEDDES . N.Y.," circa 1860, decorated with an artistically slip-trailed bird with dashed and brushed cobalt details, standing on a stylized ground or fence adorned with cobalt vines. To the left of the bird, a large striped and dotted flower, and to the right a slip-trailed "3" with flourish underneath. Maker's mark highlighted in cobalt. A beautifully decorated example. Minor fry to cobalt. 14" vertical crack from spout on reverse. Also a 10" crack from base on reverse. Base chip. Height 16".

W.H. FARRAR & CO. / GEDDES, N.Y. Stoneware Bird Jug

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