Attrib. Jonathan Fenton, Boston, 18th Century Stoneware Jug w/ Impressed Flower

October 28, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 51

Price Realized: $649.00

($550 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Stoneware Jug with Impressed Floral Decoration, attributed to Jonathan Fenton, Boston, MA, late 18th century, approximately one-and-a-half-gallon, ovoid jug with tooled spout, the front decorated with an impressed and cobalt-highlighted floral design. Brushed cobalt highlights to handle terminals. Restoration to spout. Spout slumped during the firing. A series of in-the-firing contact marks to left side of jug's front. Heavy shallow chipping to base, some of which occurred in the-firing. An approximately 1 1/2" in-the-firing surface flake near base on reverse. Hairlines to underside, possibly in-the-firing.

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