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~ BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE TWO GALLON NEW YORK STONEWARE CO. BLUE COBALT BLUEBIRD ON BRANCH CROCK c1860 ~
~ BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE TWO GALLON NEW YORK STONEWARE CO. BLUEBIRD ON BRANCH DECORATED CROCK c1860 ~
~153 Year OldStoneware CrockinAbsolute MintCondition/Huge & MagnificentBlue CobaltBird on Leafy BranchDecoration~
~ sale ~
This sale gives you the opportunity to ownawonderful example of antique blue cobalt decorated salt glazed stoneware dating to stonewarecrock inabsolute mintcondition. Made by and clearly stamped "NEW YORK STONEWARE CO. FORT EDWARD, N. Y. 2" The companywas a profuse producer of fine decoratedstoneware in Ft. Edward, New Yorkfrom 1859-1885.
This highly collectible example featuresahuge and magnificentblue cobaltbluebird, a plump beaked birdwith large wings and plume perchedatop a leafy branch decoration that covers the entire front of the piece. Expertly executed in realistic detail in a clear light transparent blue cobalt with no frying whatsoever!This is a collector's dream. A primitive piece of antique decorated stoneware chock full of crudity and character about 153 years old! Note theoversized applied handle and thick crudely hand-formed spout. A thickeven coat ofsalt glaze was expertly appliedduring firing, giving the piece that pebbly textured finish that collectors love!
Thiswonderful antiquecrock comes to you in the hard to find and highly collectibletwo gallon size.A size withgreat appeal to collectors as it will display just about anywhere! Ithasone of the finest and largest plump full-winged bluebird on a branch decorations that I'veever seenfrom the New York Stoneware Company. Thestriking light clearblue cobalt floral decoration is completely free of any frying, a real plus! It has a thickevenapplication of bright & shiny salt glaze with that pebbly texture that collectors vie for.
Condition: Pristine.There are no condition issues of any kind. The incredibly detailed huge blue cobalt decoration is mint with no frying!
Dimensions:13 1/2"high with a 8 1/2" diameter base.Spout diameter is 2". Applied handle is 6" long
Weight: 9lbs 6ozs
Antique blue cobalt decorated stoneware isbecoming extremely scarce and very hard to find,especially in absolute pristine condition like this one. I rarely find them at sale any more, particularly with ahuge and magnificent highly detailedbird on a leafy branch decoration! A spectacular piece ofantique decoratedstoneware dating to c1860 by the New York Stoneware Co. A piece suitable forthe finestcollection. Offered with and low insured shipping!