3 Gal. Stoneware Jar with Swag Decoration, probably New Jersey, circa 1800

July 21, 2018 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 341

Price Realized: $324.50

($275 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Three-Gallon Open-Handled Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Drape Decoration, New Jersey origin, early 19th century, ovoid jar with footed base, tooled shoulder, and open loop handles, decorated on one side with a drape-and-X motif and on the reverse with a drape-and-spot motif underscored by stripes. Brushed cobalt highlights to handle terminals. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, purchased by the consignor decades ago. Crazing to surface at base. A small glazed-over rim chip and small post-firing rim chip. Some firing flaws to surface, including a 3/4" in-the-firing crack to rim, a 7/8" iron ping to shoulder, and a 1" in-the-firing contact mark to reverse.

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