November 4, 2006 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 73

Price Realized: $4,950.00
($4,500 hammer, plus 10% buyer's premium).

November 4, 2006 Auction Catalog

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Rare One-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Horse Decoration, Stamped "NORTH BAY," attributed to John C. Waelde, North Bay, New York, circa 1860, decorated with a stenciled design of a horse tied to a hitching post. Cobalt applied over stencil with a sponge, and also sponged freely to create ground. Additional sponging above hitching post may be an attempt at creating a tree, with the sponged spot possibly representing the tree"s leaves. Maker"s mark highlighted with cobalt sponging. Mint condition. H 11 1/4".