W.A. Macquoid stoneware crock, fife and drum
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.
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