Small-Sized 18th Century Stoneware Jug, probably Capt. James Morgan, Cheesequake, NJ

March 14, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 23

Price Realized: $862.50

($750 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare Small-Sized Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Tulip Decoration, probably Captain James Morgan, Cheesequake, NJ, fourth quarter 19th century, finely-potted, ovoid jug with tooled spout and short ribbed handle, decorated with a slip-trailed two-stemmed tulip motif. Cobalt highlights to handle terminals. Excellent size and good decoration. Sherds of pieces bearing similar tulip motifs have been excavated at the Captain James Morgan site in Cheesequake, NJ. Very nice condition. A small shallow chip to left side of handle and two very minor nicks to body of handle. Small shallow chip to top of spout. Very minor base wear wear. H 9".




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