Rare Early Stoneware Jar Inscribed "Ebenezer"

July 19, 2014 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 16

Price Realized: $1,955.00

($1,700 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare Early Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Foliate Decoration, Inscribed "Ebenezer," New England origin, probably CT, late 18th or early 19th century, approximately one-half-gallon ovoid jar with footed base and flattened rim, decorated with the large slip-trailed name "Ebenezer" below stylized foliate designs. Design to the right accented with cobalt spots. This jar seems related to early American stoneware products by potters like Adam Staats and Abraham Mead. Rim chips. 1 1/4" inverted Y-shaped line from rim. Two minor in-the-firing separations in rim. Two minor base chips. In-the-firing crazing to surface. H 7 1/2".




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