Rare Stoneware Jug att. Wm Capron, Albany, NY w/ Very Fine Incised Floral Decoration

July 22, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 196

Price Realized: $1,062.00

($900 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Rare and Fine One-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Incised Floral Decoration, attributed to William Capron, Albany, NY, circa 1800, ovoid jug with footed base and tooled shoulder, decorated with a large incised design of a flower with alternating cobalt-highlighted and hollow sections to the blossom. Brushed cobalt highlights to handle terminals. With its desirable one-gallon size, large floral motif, and brilliant color, this example ranks among the finest earliest-period Albany jugs that we have seen. Provenance: Property of a New York State collector.Excellent condition with only minor flaws, including a tight horizontal line extending partway through handle, possibly in-the-firing, a minor base nick, also possibly in-the-firing, and other small in-the-firing flaws. H 11 1/4".

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