Very Fine C. CROLIUS Manhattan Incised Stoneware Jug

March 23, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 123

Price Realized: $3,068.00

($2,600 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Fine Two-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Incised and Brushed Cobalt Decoration, Stamped "C. CROLIUS / MANUFACTURER / MANHATTAN-WELLS / NEW-YORK", circa 1810, highly-ovoid jug with footed base and heavily-tooled spout, decorated with an incised and cobalt-highlighted foliate design featuring graduated splayed leaves. Sides of jug decorated with a brushed drape-and-spot motif in the Crolius style. Additional brushed cobalt highlights to handle terminals. This jug is unusual in its employment of both incised and brushed decorative elements. A 5/8" chip to side of spout. Chipping around base.

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