Very Rare M. WOODRUFF / CORTLAND Stoneware Jar with House and Tree Decoration

July 22, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 378

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Extremely Rare One-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Cobalt House Scene, Stamped "M. WOODRUFF, / CORTLAND", New York State origin, circa 1867-1869, ovoid jar with applied lug handles and tooling to shoulder and rim, decorated with a brushed design of a house with stylized lawn, flanked by bushes, with a tree to the left. This jar is the only example of Cortland stoneware we have seen with a house decoration. Excellent condition with an in-the-firing contact mark to base of decoration, two small in-the-firing contact marks to reverse, and a tiny in-the-firing ping to rim.


Very Rare M. WOODRUFF / CORTLAND Stoneware Jar with House and Tree Decoration

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