Early NJ Stoneware Jug, attrib. Capt. James Morgan, Cheesequake

November 1, 2008 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 136

Price Realized: $6,037.50

($5,250 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Exceptional Early Stoneware Jug with Vibrant Cobalt Watch Spring Decoration, attributed to Capt. James, Morgan, Cheesequake, NJ, fourth quarter 18th century, approximately two-gallon ovoid jug with wide, heavily-tooled spout and ribbed handle, decorated with a vibrant slip-trailed cobalt watch spring design applied over light gray clay. Additional watch spring designs extending from the handle on the reverse. Bold decoration with outstanding color. A fine example of early New Jersey stoneware. 6" hairlines on front and side. Handle chip. H 15 1/4".

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