Rare F.A. GALE / GALESVILLE, NY Stoneware Jug w/ Unusual Basket-of-Flowers Decoration

March 1, 2014 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 110

Price Realized: $373.75

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

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Scarce Three-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Flower Basket Decoration, Stamped "W-A-LEWIS / GALES-VILLE N-Y," circa 1858, cylindrical jug with semi-rounded spout, decorated with an artistic slip-trailed design of basket overflowing with large flower blossoms, vines, and grape clusters. This jug is decorated with a dark purplish-blue slip, which appears to be a combination of cobalt and manganese. Approximately 7" crack from spout on right side of jug. Otherwise excellent condition with some discoloration to surface.


Rare F.A. GALE / GALESVILLE, NY Stoneware Jug w/ Unusual Basket-of-Flowers DecorationRare F.A. GALE / GALESVILLE, NY Stoneware Jug w/ Unusual Basket-of-Flowers DecorationRare F.A. GALE / GALESVILLE, NY Stoneware Jug w/ Unusual Basket-of-Flowers Decoration

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