Very Rare S.B. BOSWORTH / HARTFORD, CT 2 Gal. Stoneware Jug with Slip-Trailed Elephant's Head

November 2, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 251

Price Realized: $1,265.00

($1,100 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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November 2, 2013 Auction Catalog

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Very Rare Two-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Elephant Head Decoration, Stamped "S.N. BOSWORTH / HARTFORD, CT," circa 1880, cylindrical jug with tall spout, decorated with a slip-trailed design of an elephant's head with tusks and raised trunk. Excellent and folky figural designs. Elephant decorations on American stoneware are highly unusual. Three in-the-firing vertical separations in spout, the longest measuring 7/8". A shallow glazed-over chip to spout.

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