Fine Lidded Tobacco Jar with Elaborate Incised Decoration, American, early 19th century.

March 2, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 300I

Price Realized: $1,380.00

($1,200 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Fine Lidded Tobacco Jar with Elaborate Incised Decoration, American, early 19th century, ovoid jar with rounded foot, raised shoulder molding, and flared rim with coggled edge. Surface heavily-embellished with incised straight and wavy incising covering entire surface. Edge of shoulder molding with notched incising, the shoulder itself additional decorated with inverted V-shaped incising. Surface covered in a blackish lead-and-manganese glaze. Original glazed lid with ball-shaped finial and incised banding. A particularly well-crafted example. 1 1/4" rim chip. Numerous small nicks and worn spots to surface. Two base chips and other light wear to base. Minor 3/4" line on underside, continuing 3/4" onto base. Two minor chips to underside of lid. Other minor wear to lid. H (including lid) 9".



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