1/2 Gal. Stoneware Jar with Vertical Handles and "Fishscale" Decoration, Manhattan, circa 1790

July 22, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 288

Price Realized: $383.50

($325 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Small-Sized Vertical-Handled Stoneware Jar with "Fish Scale" Decoration, Manhattan, NY origin, late 18th century, ovoid jar with footed base, tooled shoulder, and open vertical handles, decorated on the front and reverse with a graduated slip-trailed "fish scale" or drape motif. Brushed cobalt highlights to handle terminals. Excellent form and size. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, from a fifty-year private collection. Shallow chipping around rim. A minor base chip. A 2" line at base, continuing 5/8" onto underside. Some tiny flakes to surface. H 8 1/4".

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