COMMERAWS / STONEWARE Jar w/ Vertical Handles and Compass Decoration

July 17, 2010 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 28

Price Realized: $4,715.00
($4,100 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium).

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Very Rare Vertical-Handled Stoneware Jar with Incised Compass Decoration, Stamped "COMMERAWS / STONEWARE," Manhattan, NY origin, circa 1805, small-sized ovoid jar with tooled shoulder, tall collar, and vertical loop handles. Front and back with incised semi-circular decoration created with a compass and highlighted in cobalt. Highly unusual decoration and vertical-handled form. An excellent example of Thomas Commeraw pottery. Provenance: Sanford Smith, New York, New York. Excellent condition with a small chip to side of one handle, and an in-the-firing stone ping to rim. H 7 3/4".


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