Monumental Stoneware Presentation Jug Inscribed S.A.H. / 1847, attrib Smith & Day, Norwalk, CT

July 20, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 16

Price Realized: $3,450.00

($3,000 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Monumental Double-Handled Presentation Stoneware Jug, Inscribed "S.A.H. / 1847," attributed to Smith & Day, Norwalk, CT, approximately six-gallon jug of highly ovoid form with tooled shoulder, semi-squared spout, and open handles, decorated on the front and back with a slip-trailed dot and scalloped drape design. One side inscribed in cobalt "S.A.H. / 1847". Reverse decorated with a stylized foliate design, above the initials "S.A.H.," underscored by leafy accents. Excellent size and form, featuring a highly unusual presentation inscription. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example recently found in New England. Excellent, essentially as-made condition, with a tiny in-the-firing chip to front, a smooth in-the-firing chip to spout, and a small, shallow chip to top of spout. H 19 1/2".

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