Five-Gallon Mass. Stoneware Jug with Elaborate Cobalt Design

July 18, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 181

Price Realized: $690.00

($600 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Five-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Elaborate Cobalt Foliate and Tornado Decoration, MA origin, third quarter 19th century, large-sized, cylindrical jug with flared spout and applied handle, decorated with a large brushed and slip-trailed design of a tornado embellished with spots and flanked by leaves. Decorated above with a looping line design accented with spots. Brushed cobalt highlight to maker's mark. Includes wooden stopper. Two spout chips, one with a short hairline descending from it. An additional, small U-shaped surface line in top of spout.

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