Rare 2 Gal. A. STATES Stonington, CT Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Decoration

November 3, 2018 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 435

Price Realized: $590.00

($500 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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November 3, 2018 Auction Catalog

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Rare Two-Gallon Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Jug, Stamped "A. STATES", Stonington, CT origin, first quarter 19th century, ovoid jug with tall, narrow spout accented with tooled lines, and heavily-ribbed handle with dramatic, hand-formed gouging to the lower terminal, decorated with cobalt brushwork over the maker's mark and at the handle terminals. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, purchased by the consignor decades ago. A 1 1/4" in-the-firing iron ping to reverse. Some additional minor iron pings to surface. Two small restored spout chips. A tiny nick to handle. A 1 1/8" area of wear to bottom edge.


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