Attrib. Xerxes Price, Sayreville, NJ Stoneware Jug w/ Impressed Floral Decoration

October 28, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 193

Price Realized: $590.00

($500 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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One-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Impressed Floral Decoration, attributed to Xerxes Price, Sayreville, NJ, early 19th century, ovoid jug with heavily-tooled neck and coggled column design to shoulder, decorated with an impressed and cobalt-highlighted design of a four-petaled flower surrounded by two rows of rope-like border. Brushed cobalt highlights to handle terminals. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, purchased by the consignor decades ago. A large area of in-the-firing contact marks to left side, creating discolored areas, as well as a 3/4" stone ping and small piece of adhered clay to same side. In-the-firing recessed areas to surface. A 1" in-the-firing ping to underside. Two large in-the-firing base flakes. Spout chips.

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