Scarce Abraham Mead, Greenwich, CT, Stoneware Jar, circa 1790

November 3, 2018 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 421

Estimate: $400-$600

November 3, 2018 Auction Catalog

◀ Back to Catalog

Scarce One-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Spotted Cobalt Decoration, attributed to Abraham Mead, Greenwich, CT, circa 1790, ovoid jar with footed base, flared rim, and applied loop handles, decorated on the front and reverse with triangular slip-trailed designs composed of graduated spots. Slip-trailed highlights to handle terminals. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, purchased by the consignor decades ago. Mead attribution corroborated by Killingworth, CT dealer, Lewis Scranton, who acquired related examples directly from the Mead family. Heavy chipping to base. One rim chip. In-the-firing iron pings to surface, including a large, glazed-over iron ping near base.


Scarce Abraham Mead, Greenwich, CT, Stoneware Jar, circa 1790Scarce Abraham Mead, Greenwich, CT, Stoneware Jar, circa 1790Scarce Abraham Mead, Greenwich, CT, Stoneware Jar, circa 1790Scarce Abraham Mead, Greenwich, CT, Stoneware Jar, circa 1790

Click images to enlarge.


LOGIN TO BID ON THIS LOT

Don't have an account? It's free and easy to SIGN UP.

For info on all of our many bidding methods, click here.

Max Bid: $


©2018 Crocker Farm, Inc. | info@crockerfarm.com | (410) 472-2016