Capt. James Morgan, Cheesequake, NJ Stoneware Crock

November 6, 2010 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 183

Price Realized: $1,150.00

($1,000 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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November 6, 2010 Auction Catalog

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Scarce Open-Handled Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Watch Spring Decoration, attributed to Capt. James Morgan, Cheesequake, NJ, circa 1780, finely-potted, ovoid jar with narrow base, flaring collar, and tooled shoulder fitted with open loop handles. Front and back decorated with a slip-trailed cobalt "watch spring" design composed of curled trails and accented with dots. A fine example of early New Jersey stoneware. 1 1/2" base chip with 7" crack extending upward from it. A few short hairlines from rim. Small chips on interior of rim. Numerous small chips to base and one larger base chip. Minor U-shaped line in base. H 10 3/4".

Capt. James Morgan, Cheesequake, NJ Stoneware CrockCapt. James Morgan, Cheesequake, NJ Stoneware Crock

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