Early Stoneware Jar with Watchspring Decorations, att. Capt. James Morgan, Cheesequake, NJ, c1770

July 20, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 62

Price Realized: $373.75

($325 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare Three-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Watchspring Decoration, attributed to Captain James Morgan, Cheesequake, NJ, circa 1770, ovoid jar with footed base, heavily-tooled shoulder, and open loop handles, decorated with slip-trailed watch spring design on each side and under each handle. Two cobalt bands to shoulder and cobalt highlights to handle terminals. A finely-potted and decorated example with excellent color. Significant restoration throughout one side. Two cracks from rim, a crack through one handle, rim chips, and base chips.

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