Unusual Three-Gallon Ohio Stoneware Jug with Incised Sunflower Decoration

July 19, 2014 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 96

Price Realized: $201.25

($175 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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July 19, 2014 Auction Catalog

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Unusual Three-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Incised Sunflower Decoration, Ohio origin, second quarter 19th century, highly ovoid jug with tooled spout, the shoulder decorated with a folky incised design of a sunflower with cross-hatched center. Some light sporadic cobalt highlights to decoration, capacity mark, and handle terminals. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example from a forty-year Delaware collection. Some spidering lines to shoulder area, probably in-the-firing. A 1 1/4" in-the-firing chipped area on side of jug, which occurred in-the-firing. A 2 1/2" contact mark on left side of jug. A 6" tall spider crack at base on side of jug, which also extends several inches horizontally. Some short, very minor lines at base, which probably occurred in-the-firing.


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