Two-Gallon BOSTON Stoneware Jug w/ Impressed Fish Decoration, late 18th century

March 19, 2016 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 117

Price Realized: $1,610.00

($1,400 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

PLEASE NOTE:  This result is 4 years old, and the American ceramics market frequently changes. Additionally, small nuances of color, condition, shape, etc. can mean huge differences in price. Please Contact Us for a Current, Accurate assessment of your items.

March 19, 2016 Auction Catalog

◀ Back to Catalog

Login


Two-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Impressed Fish Decoration, Stamped "BOSTON", attributed to Jonathan Fenton, Boston, MA, late 18th century, highly-ovoid jug with tooled spout and shoulder, decorated with an impressed and cobalt-highlighted design of a fish. Cobalt highlights to mark and handle terminals. Excellent form and classic Fenton design. Large, recessed in-the-firing contact mark on left side of jug with related thin spider cracks. A second large, recessed in-the-firing contact mark on right side of jug near base with related crazing. Additional crazing and thin lines to surface, typical of pieces of this age and origin, including a short line extending onto underside. Several small base chips.


Two-Gallon BOSTON Stoneware Jug w/ Impressed Fish Decoration, late 18th centuryTwo-Gallon BOSTON Stoneware Jug w/ Impressed Fish Decoration, late 18th centuryTwo-Gallon BOSTON Stoneware Jug w/ Impressed Fish Decoration, late 18th centuryTwo-Gallon BOSTON Stoneware Jug w/ Impressed Fish Decoration, late 18th century

Click images to enlarge.


A Few of the Related Items We've Sold


©2020 Crocker Farm, Inc. | info@crockerfarm.com | (410) 472-2016