Monumental Double-Handled Stoneware Jug with Coggled Bird Design att. Old Bridge, NJ

July 20, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 79

Price Realized: $1,495.00

($1,300 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare Monumental Double-Handled Stoneware Jug with Coggled Bird Decoration, Old Bridge, NJ origin, early 19th century, approximately six-gallon, highly-ovoid jug with tooled spout and ribbed handles, the shoulder decorated with a coggled and cobalt-highlighted design of a bird holding a leaf in its beak. Examples of this size and form are exceptionally rare. A wonderful, sculptural example of early New Jersey stoneware. 7/8" spout chip. Large glazed-over, cross-shaped extending from base. Some in-the-firing, dark-red contact marks to jug, fairly typical of this pottery's work, including two large marks of this type at base. H 18 1/2".

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