SMITH & DAY / NORWALK Decorated Ovoid Stoneware Jug

July 18, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 21

Price Realized: $172.50

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

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One-Gallon Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Jug, Stamped "SMITH & DAY / NORWALK", CT origin, circa 1840, ovoid jug with tooled shoulder, semi-rounded spout, and applied handle, decorated with brushed swags around the shoulder. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark and handle terminals. Includes antique wooden stopper. Excellent, essentially as-made condition. Recessed contact mark below handle on reverse, two small in-the-firing contact marks to body, and a minor in-the-firing chip to spout.

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