Two Gallon Stoneware Jug w/ Incised Floral Decoration, probably Albany, NY, c1815-20

October 17, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 184

Price Realized: $690.00

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

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Two-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Incised Floral Decoration, probably Albany, NY, circa 1815-1820, ovoid jug with footed base, tooled spout, and ribbed handle, decorated with an incised and cobalt-highlighted floral design featuring two blossoms conjoined by a stem emanating with leaves. Incised slash marks to interior of design. Cobalt highlights to handle terminals. The color and form of this jug are consistent with pieces produced by Jonah and Calvin Boynton in Albany, NY. The jug's distinctive flowers are related to designs popularized during the 1820s in Troy, New York by George Lent, a potter previously employed in Albany. Provenance: Ex-Georgeanna Greer Collection. A 1 3/8" loss to foot, which is partially glazed over. A thin 6" crack to side of jug ascending from base. Several small spout chips and a 1" spout chip near handle. A short Y-shaped crack to spout on reverse.


Two Gallon Stoneware Jug w/ Incised Floral Decoration, probably Albany, NY, c1815-20Two Gallon Stoneware Jug w/ Incised Floral Decoration, probably Albany, NY, c1815-20

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