Very Fine I. SEYMOUR / TROY Stoneware Lidded Jar with Incised Bird Decoration

July 22, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 202

Price Realized: $1,416.00

($1,200 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Fine One-Gallon Lidded Stoneware Jar with Incised Bird Decoration, Stamped "I. SEYMOUR / TROY", New York State origin, circa 1830, ovoid jar with tooled shoulder, flared collar, and applied lug handles, decorated with an incised and cobalt-highlighted design of a fat-bodied bird perched on a stylized leaf. Cobalt highlight to maker's mark. The bird on this jar is highly unusual in the work of Israel Seymour, who tended to decorate his pieces with thinner-formed, tree-dwelling birds, while this design appears more like a variety of poultry. Includes a salt-glazed stoneware lid, possibly original to the jar. Provenance: Property of a New York State collector. Jar with a 1 3/4" x 1 1/4" in-the-firing chip/contact mark to side, as well as some shallow chips to interior of rim. Lid in excellent, essentially as-made condition. H 10".


Very Fine I. SEYMOUR / TROY Stoneware Lidded Jar with Incised Bird DecorationVery Fine I. SEYMOUR / TROY Stoneware Lidded Jar with Incised Bird Decoration

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