N. CLARK & CO. / LYONS Stoneware Jar with Starburst Decoration

March 25, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 398

Price Realized: $2,714.00

($2,300 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Scarce Two-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Starburst Decoration, Stamped "N. CLARK & CO. / LYONS", attributed to Thompson Harrington, Lyons, New York, circa 1850, ovoid jar with applied lug handles and tooling to shoulder and rim, decorated with a slip-trailed design of eight rays emanating from a circle. Two slip-trailed "2"'s to shoulder. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark. A scarce, relatively early example of Thompson Harrington stoneware, made before he and his brother, Amos, acquired Nathan Clark's shop. Two 3 1/4" hairlines from rim on reverse. A 1" hairline from rim on side of jar. A tight X-shaped hairline on side of jar. Some minor chipping to one handle. A small chip to interior of rim.

N. CLARK & CO. / LYONS Stoneware Jar with Starburst Decoration

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