Rare 2 Gal. attrib. Cornwall, NY Stoneware Jar with Incised Decoration

October 28, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 207

Price Realized: $206.50

($175 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Rare Two-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Incised Floral Decoration, attributed to Cornwall, NY, early 19th century, ovoid jar with heavily-tooled shoulder, slightly-flared rim, and applied lug handles, decorated on the front and reverse with a large incised flower blossom with heavily-detailed petals. The incised decoration on this jar is closely-related to that found on a sherd excavated at the Cornwall site. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, purchased by the consignor decades ago. Heavy chipping to rim. Long curving crack from rim on one side. A 1 1/2" hairline from rim on side of jar. A 1 1/2" hairline on underside, continuing 4" up base of jar. Minor base chips.

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