C. CROLIUS / NEW-YORK Ovoid Stoneware Jug with Unusual Slip Decoration

October 25, 2014 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 12

Price Realized: $402.50

($350 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Ovoid Stoneware Jug with Unusual Slip Decoration, Stamped "C. CROLIUS / NEW-YORK," Manhattan origin, circa 1820, approximately two or three gallon jug with ribbed handle and heavy tooling to spout and shoulder, the front decorated with a brushed purplish slip circle around the impressed maker's mark. This decoration, presumably a mixture of cobalt and manganese, is additionally applied more sparsely at the upper and lower handle terminals. Excellent form and good color. 1/4" hole in jug to right of decoration on front. Minor chip to underside at edge.

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