Five Chicken Waterers and Footwarmers

19th/Early 20th Century

including two chicken waterers, one embellished in blue glaze with a family of chickens, two stoneware footwarmers, and one yellow ware footwarmer; one marked Deach to underside, one stamped Dorchester / Pottery Wks / Boston, Mass to lower edge, three unmarked.

Height of largest 12 1/4 inches.

Provenance:Property from the Arizona State University Art Museum

The ASU Art Museum recognizes the special responsibility and public trust associated with the receiving, maintenance and sharing of objects of cultural and historical significance. Periodic, thoughtful reevaluations are necessary for the growth and proper care of the collection and the objects here no longer fit the museum’s mission, specialized collecting areas or are redundant. To better serve the cultural and educational needs of our audiences, we are deaccessioning these works following the highest standards of professional ethics as guided by the American Alliance of Museums and the Association of Art Museum Directors. All proceeds are restricted in use to acquiring new art objects or for the direct care of the ASU Art Museum’s collection.


Overall chipping, minor cracks, areas of discoloration, and surface abrasions, with moderate areas of chips to edges of yellow ware foot warmer and hairline cracking to glazed chicken waterer; inventory numbers to undersides.

Estimate: $50 - $75
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