COMMERAWS, Thomas Commeraw, Stoneware Jug

July 17, 2010 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 32

Price Realized: $1,495.00

($1,300 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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July 17, 2010 Auction Catalog

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Two-Gallon Early Stoneware Jar with Clamshell Decoration, Stamped "COMMERAWS," Corlears Hook, Manhattan NY, circa 1810, ovoid jug with rounded foot and heavily-tooled spout, decorated with an impressed and cobalt-highlighted clamshell design, accented with impressed tassels and additional crescent-shaped marks to left and right. Impressed "COMMERAWS" across midsection. A good example of early Manhattan stoneware. Provenance: Sanford Smith, New York, New York. Essentially as-made condition. In-the-firing spidering cracks at base on right side of jug. 5/8" piece of kiln furiture adhered to shoulder of jug. 1 1/4" chip off top of handle, likely in-the-firing. H 14".

COMMERAWS, Thomas Commeraw, Stoneware Jug

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