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Bud & Judy Newman Collection

Fri, Apr 23, 2021 09:00AM EDT
Lot 31

W.A. Macquoid stoneware crock, fife and drum

Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
$200,000 $20,000
$500,000 $50,000

Important New York six-gallon stoneware crock, ca. 1870, impressed W.A. Macquoid & Co. Pottery Works Little Wst 12th St. N.Y., with a large cobalt depiction of two Civil War officers playing the drum and fife, flanking a keg with two tankards on top, 12 3/4" h. Known for his figural decoration, the present example stands out as Macquoid's most ambitious work known. Exhibited Museum of American Folk Art Always in Tune: Music in American Folk Art, September 21, 1989 - November 26, 1989. Provenance: Allan Katz Americana, Madison, CT.

Condition

Two 1/2'' rim chips. Shallow chip to base. A few short glaze lines to side and back. Two longer lines to rim, probably in the firing.