Frog Inkwell

May 19, 2007 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 157

Price Realized: $18,400.00
($16,000 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium).

May 19, 2007 Auction Catalog

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Rare Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Frog Inkwell, Incised "Anna Pottery / 1882," made by Wallace and Cornwall Kirkpatrick, Anna, IL, molded figure of a frog decorated with cobalt stripes and spots, seated on a clamshell with circular opening near base for dipping pen. Circumference of opening decorated with cobalt brush strokes, creating a design reminiscent of a flowerhead. Additional cobalt brushwork along edge of clamshell. Underside incised "Anna Pottery / 1882". A visually-striking example. Mint condition. H 3".


Frog Inkwell

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