Loop-Handled Dotted Stoneware Jar, att. Abraham Mead, Greenwich, CT, late 18th century

July 18, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 17

Price Realized: $172.50

($150 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare Two-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Spotted Cobalt Decoration, attributed to Abraham Mead, Greenwich, CT, late 18th century, ovoid form with tooled shoulder, semi-rounded rim, and applied lug handles, decorated on the front and reverse with rows of cobalt spots in a triangular pattern. Brushed cobalt highlights to handle terminals. The triangular spotted motif on this jar is distinctive Mead trait. Various in-the-firing flaws, including a 3" glazed-over flake / contact mark near base of jar, a 1 1/8" flake to one side, a 1 1/8" glazed-over iron ping to rim, glazed-over chipping to base. Additionally a 1" in-the-firing chip on underside, with hairline that extends from it 1 3/4" onto underside, as well as 4" up body of jar. A 1 1/4" in-the-firing separation on interior of rim.

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