Very Rare Morgan Maker (Baltimore) Stoneware Jar w/ Slip-Trailed Cobalt Floral Decoration

March 14, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 36

Price Realized: $2,415.00

($2,100 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Very Rare Four-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Slip-Trailed Cobalt Floral Decoration, Incised "Morgan Maker," William Morgan, Baltimore, MD origin, circa 1825, ovoid jar with heavily-tooled shoulder, semi-squared rim, and applied tab handles, decorated on the front and reverse with a slip-trailed daisy and spotted drape design. Front incised on shoulder "Morgan Maker". Incised "4" under right handle. Relatively few signed examples of "Morgan Maker" stoneware are known, and those above three gallons in size are considered highly unusual. Provenance: Found decades ago in the northeastern U.S. Heavy chipping to foot, some of which is glazed over. Rim slumped during the firing. H 15 1/8".

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