Rare PAUL CUSHMANS (Albany, New York) Stoneware Jar, Impressed Two Different Ways

July 22, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 192

Price Realized: $944.00

($800 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Rare Two-Gallon Stoneware Jar, Impressed Twice "PAUL : CUSHMANS", Albany, NY origin, circa 1810, ovoid jar with footed base, tooled shoulder, squared spout, and applied lug handles, featuring the coggled signature, "PAUL : CUSHMANS", in rare arced form across the shoulder. Reverse with a second, horizontally-coggled Paul Cushman signature. Provenance; Property of a New York State collector. Literature: Keno, Keno, and Freund, Hidden Treasures: Searching for Masterpieces of American Furniture, Warner Books, 2000, pg. 37. Various in-the-firing flaws to surface including contact marks / chips, an adhered piece of clay, and crazing. Base chips.

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