May 31, 2008 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 9

Price Realized: $3,335.00
($2,900 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium).

May 31, 2008 Auction Catalog

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Very Rare Miniature Stoneware Pitcher, Stamped "JOHN BELL," circa 1860, finely-thrown pitcher with rounded foot, bulbous waist, and tall, flaring collar accented with incised lines. Applied strap handle on reverse. Impressed with John Bell maker's mark across midsection. Exceptional size and form. Near mint condition with a tiny nick to rim to left of handle. H 2 5/8".