1/4 Gal. Decorated Stoneware Jug, late 18th or early 19th century

October 22, 2016 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 17

Price Realized: $373.75

($325 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Small-Sized Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Jug, Northeastern U.S. origin, late 18th or early 19th century, ovoid jug with tooled spout, decorated with a brushed star on one side and a foliate motif on the opposite side. Front decorated with foliate brushwork, which faded during the firing. Cobalt highlights to handle terminals. Exceptional size. An in-the-firing contact mark near base. A small in-the-firing chip to side of jug. A shallow chip to interior of spout and a small in-the-firing contact mark to exterior of spout. A hairline through handle. A few minor nicks to base. H 7 3/4".

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