3 Gal. Stoneware Jar with Watchspring Decoration, Manhattan, late 18th century

July 22, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 272

Price Realized: $265.50

($225 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Three-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Watch Spring Decoration, Manhattan, NY of New Jersey origin, late 18th century, ovoid jar with footed base, heavily-tooled shoulder, and open loop handles, decorated with a brushed "watch spring" motif on the front and reverse, including foliate accents at the center of the design. Brushed cobalt highlights to handle terminals. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, from a fifty-year private collection. Heavy chipping to base. A few small rim chips. A 2 1/4" hairline from rim. Staining to surface.

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