STETZENMEYER Stoneware Jug w/ Elaborate Slip-Trailed Flowers

July 16, 2011 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 81

Price Realized: $2,530.00

($2,200 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Excellent Three-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Elaborate Cobalt Floral Decoration, Stamped "F. STETZENMEYER. &. CO. / ROCHESTER. N.Y.," circa 1850, ovoid jug with semi-squared rim and applied handle, decorated with a large slip-trailed cobalt floral design, featuring a daisy on the left and a fan-shaped flower on the right, both heavily-detailed with shaded petals and dotted interiors. Slip-trailed "3" at shoulder. A fine example of Stetzenmeyer stoneware. Provenance: Exhibited at Museum of American Folk Art in "The Pottery of the State," April 18 - June 2, 1974. Some fry to decoration on right side of the flower on left. 1" U-shaped crack at base. H 15 1/2".

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