Rare NORTH BAY Stoneware Jug with Standing Stag Decoration

November 2, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 350

Price Realized: $2,875.00

($2,500 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare and Fine One-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Stenciled Cobalt Decoration of a Deer, Stamped "NORTH BAY," John C. Waelde, North Bay, NY, circa 1855, cylindrical jug with rounded spout, decorated with a stenciled design of a stag executed with heavy cobalt sponging, standing atop a stylized ground of lighter sponged cobalt. Brushed cobalt band across maker's mark. Desirable small-sized jug with an outstanding figural design and excellent color to the decoration and clay ground. Nick and semi-circular surface line in spout, not visible on interior. 1 1/8" chip to bottom edge on reverse, primarily visible when jug is turned over.

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