Rare Small-Sized New Geneva, PA Tanware Jug

July 20, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 420

Price Realized: $2,530.00

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

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Very Rare Diminutive Tanware Jug with Elaborate Albany Slip Fuchsia Decoration, New Geneva, PA origin, late 19th century, finely-potted ovoid jug with tooled spout and delicate strap handle, decorated with a large, sweeping fuchsia vine design in Albany slip, the shoulder and base with additional freehand stripes. While common among Western Pennsylvania stoneware products, jugs produced in tanware are virtually non-existent. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, recently found in Georgia. Excellent condition with no apparent flaws. H 5 3/4".

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