Extremely Rare Stoneware Jug w/ Incised Cat Decoration, late 18th or early 19th century

March 1, 2014 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 5

Price Realized: $517.50

($450 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Extremely Rare Stoneware Jug with Incised Cat Decoration, Northeastern U.S. origin, possibly NJ, late 18th or early 19th century, two-gallon ovoid jug with heavily-tooled spout and incised drape design around shoulder, the front decorated with a folky incised and cobalt-highlighted design of a cat standing atop a brushed cobalt ground resembling a large bird. Significant cracks throughout. Flakes or missing sections to jug, which have been filled with cement, including a very large area to right shoulder area. Spout and base chips.

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