Very Rare att. Xerxes Price (Sayreville, NJ) Stoneware Jug w/ Impressed Floral Decoration

March 25, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 296

Price Realized: $560.50

($475 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Rare One-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Impressed Floral Decoration, attributed to Xerxes Price, Sayreville, NJ, early 19th century, ovoid jug with footed base and heavily-tooled spout, decorated with an impressed tulip medallion with stylized rope border. Cobalt highlights to impressed decoration, handle terminals, and section of spout. Excellent size. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, purchased by the consignor decades ago. Very nice overall condition. A few base chips. A shallow 3/4" flake to handle, possibly in-the-firing, a small spout chip, and a small bit of adhered clay to shoulder on front. H 11 1/2".

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