Scarce J FENTON (Dorset, VT c1805) Stoneware Jug with Slip-Trailed Leaf Decoration

July 21, 2018 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 333

Price Realized: $1,003.00

($850 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Scarce One-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Leaf Motif, Stamped "J Fenton", Dorset, VT, circa 1805, ovoid jug with footed base and heavily-tooled shoulder, decorated with a finely slip-trailed design of a leaf, applied over slip-coated clay. Brushed cobalt highlights to handle terminals. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, purchased by the consignor decades ago. Some shallow chipping to base. A small chip to side of spout. Some typical in-the-firing flaws and discoloration to surface.

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