Early Stoneware Jar with Elephant Decoration.

March 21, 2009 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 2

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Very Rare Ovoid Stoneware Jar with Brushed Cobalt Elephant Decoration, New York or New Jersey origin, possibly WIlliam Capron, Albany, NY, early 19th century, ovoid jar with applied loop handles and tooled foot and collar, decorated with a folky brushed cobalt elephant with long curling trunk. Reverse decorated with crossed cobalt dashes. Albany slip glazed interior. Highly unusual decoration, particularly for a piece so early in American stoneware production. Possibly the earliest known example of stoneware with an elephant decoration. Thin, sealed X-shaped crack on reverse. Rim chip and base chip. Height 9 1/2".


Early Stoneware Jar with Elephant Decoration.Early Stoneware Jar with Elephant Decoration.

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