Rare Ovoid HUMISTON & CUMMINGS / S. AMBOY. NJ Stoneware Lidded Jar

March 19, 2016 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 158

Price Realized: $258.75

($225 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare One-Gallon Lidded Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Foliate Decoration, Stamped "HUMISTON & CUMMINGS / S. AMBOY. NJ", second half 19th century, ovoid jar with flared rim and applied lug handles, decorated with a brushed cobalt wreath. Brushed cobalt highlight to maker's mark. Includes salt-glazed lid. Three tiny surface flakes to left side of jar. Chips and wear to rim. Wear to inner rim, where a lid would rest. Wear to interior base. A 1 1/2" hairline at base on side of jar, extending as a Y 4" across underside of jar. A second 3" line on underside, not visible on interior. Lid with a long hairline and minor edge chip.


Rare Ovoid HUMISTON & CUMMINGS / S. AMBOY. NJ Stoneware Lidded JarRare Ovoid HUMISTON & CUMMINGS / S. AMBOY. NJ Stoneware Lidded Jar

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