Extremely Rare Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Pouring Vessel, probably New Jersey origin, early 19th century

March 19, 2016 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 89

Price Realized: $1,610.00

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

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Extremely Rare Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Pouring Vessel, probably New Jersey origin, early 19th century, ovoid form with footed base, tooled shoulder, and tubular pouring spout. decorated around the shoulder with a series of brushed stylized drapes interspersed with stylized tassels. Cobalt highlights to handle terminals.This example survives as one of a small number of extant American stoneware objects produced in this form. While the exact purpose of these spouted vessels is currently unknown, possible identities for the form include a teapot, coffeepot, oil jar, batter pitcher, or wet drug jar. Restored handle. A 3" line from rim on right side of front. A tight 2" line from rim on reverse. Some crazing to base, not visible on interior. H 10 1/2".


Extremely Rare Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Pouring Vessel, probably New Jersey origin, early 19th centuryExtremely Rare Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Pouring Vessel, probably New Jersey origin, early 19th centuryExtremely Rare Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Pouring Vessel, probably New Jersey origin, early 19th centuryExtremely Rare Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Pouring Vessel, probably New Jersey origin, early 19th centuryExtremely Rare Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Pouring Vessel, probably New Jersey origin, early 19th century

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