Fine Stoneware Jar attributed to Abial Price, Matawan, NJ

March 14, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 168

Price Realized: $402.50

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

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Fine Three-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Floral Decoration, attributed to Abial Price, Matawan, NJ, second quarter 19th century, ovoid jar with highly-unusual stepped rim molding, tooled shoulder, and large lug handles, decorated with a delicately-brushed tulip plant bearing five blossoms. Brushed cobalt highlights to handle terminals. Excellent color, form, and decoration. 3 1/2" hairline from rim. 1 1/4" flaked area to top of rim. Chips to molding at base of rim. Minor base nicks and a smooth, shallow in-the-firing base chip.

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