Lot of Two: Early Stoneware Jars, Manhattan and New Jersey Origin

March 24, 2018 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 294

Price Realized: $265.50

($225 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Two Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Jars, Northeastern U.S. origin, first quarter 19th century, an ovoid jar with slip-trailed cobalt wavy line design, Manhattan, NY origin, early 19th century; paired with a two-gallon jar with a brushed "22" on front and a stylized cobalt insignia on the reverse, possibly Xerxes Price, Sayreville, NJ or New York State origin, circa 1820. Manhattan jar with base chips and a few small in-the-firing flaws to surface. Two-gallon jar with a glue-filled stone ping at base with glazed-over cross-shaped line extending through it, connecting to crazing throughout underside. This crazing is not visible on the interior. An additional 4 1/4" glazed-over cross-shaped surface line near one handle, which is not visible on interior. A few rim chips and short in-the-firing lines from rim. An in-the-firing 2" separation line on interior of rim, not visible on exterior.

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