C. Crolius / Manhattan-Wells / New-York Stoneware Jar with Impressed Floral Designs

March 2, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 27

Price Realized: $1,265.00

($1,100 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare Small-Sized Stoneware Jar with Impressed Floral Motifs, Stamped "C. CROLIUS / MANUFACTURER / MANHATTAN-WELLS / NEW-YORK," circa 1810, ovoid jar with tooled shoulder, tall collar, and open loop handles, decorated on the reverse with four impressed and cobalt-highlighted flower heads surrounding X-shaped cobalt brushwork. Additional cobalt highlights to handle terminals and maker's mark. Desirable small size with excellent decoration. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example consigned from the Northeast. One rim chip and one rim nick. Spidering top-to-bottom crack on left side of jar's front. Top-to-bottom spidering hairline on reverse. 1" hairline from rim above one handle. Nicks to base. H 9".

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