July 17, 2010 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 31

Price Realized: $575.00

($500 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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July 17, 2010 Auction Catalog

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Rare Ovoid Stoneware "PICKLES" Jar, Stamped "C. CROLIUS / MANUFACTURER / MANHATTAN-WELLS / NEW-YORK," circa 1810, approximately three-quart ovoid jar with tooled shoulder and narrow opening, impressed with a Clarkson Crolius, Sr., mark on one side, and the word "PICKLES" in large letters on the reverse. Impressed marks highlighted in cobalt and surrounded by a brushed cobalt circle. A fine example of early Manhattan stoneware. 5" crack extending up from base on reverse. This crack continues onto underside and ends on the front of the jar, where it forms a Y; a segment of this Y extends 5" along the base, while the other segment runs 4 1/4" vertically. Wear and a few chips to exterior of rim. Wear and three chips to interior of rim. Small flake and a few small stone pings on reverse. H 9 1/2".

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