Stoneware Jug w/ Manganese Federal Drape Design, probably Warne & Letts, South Amboy, NJ

July 22, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 279

Price Realized: $413.00

($350 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Two-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Impressed Decoration, probably Warne & Letts, South Amboy, NJ, early 19th century, ovoid jug with footed base and heavily-tooled spout, the front decorated with an impressed drape-and-tassel design resembling two clamshells. Impressed decoration and handle terminals highlighted in reddish-brown slip composed or iron or manganese. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, from a fifty-year private collection. Heavy chipping to base. Some light surface wear to midsection. Some firing flaws to surface, typical of pieces of this age and origin.

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