Rare G. BENTON & L. STEWART / HARTFORD Stoneware Jug w/ Incised Wreath

March 25, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 320

Price Realized: $649.00

($550 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Rare Two-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Incised Wreath Decoration, Stamped "G. BENTON & L. STEWART / HARTFORD", CT origin, circa 1815, ovoid jug with heavily-tooled spout, decorated with an incised and cobalt-highlighted wreath in the Manhattan style surrounding the maker's mark. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark and handle terminals. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, purchased by the consignor decades ago. An in-the-firing spout chip and in-the-firing spout nick. Clay residue to top of spout. A small in-the-firing chip to top of handle. A tight 5 1/2" crack, extending onto underside.


Rare G. BENTON & L. STEWART / HARTFORD Stoneware Jug w/ Incised WreathRare G. BENTON & L. STEWART / HARTFORD Stoneware Jug w/ Incised WreathRare G. BENTON & L. STEWART / HARTFORD Stoneware Jug w/ Incised Wreath

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