Ovoid Stoneware Jug w/ Incised Decoration, possibly Troy, New York

March 25, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 222

Price Realized: $442.50

($375 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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One-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Incised Foliate Decoration, New York State origin, possibly Troy, NY, circa 1825, highly-ovoid jug with tooled shoulder and semi-squared rim, decorated with an incised and cobalt-highlighted foliate design in the Manhattan style. Brushed cobalt highlights to handle terminals. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, from a fifty-year private collection. Very nice condition with a shallow, post-firing spout chip and a minor, glazed-over spout chip.

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