Unusual 18th Century Manhattan, NY Stoneware Jar w/ Combed and Brushed Green Decoration

March 23, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 129

Price Realized: $560.50

($475 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Very Rare One-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Green Slip Decoration, Manhattan, NY origin, 18th century, ovoid jar with footed base, tooled shoulder, and squared rim, decorated with a circumferential wavy combing, highlighted in a highly unusual greenish slip, observed on a very few other examples of 18th century American stoneware. An important early work from the "cradle of the American stoneware industry". Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, purchased by the consignor decades ago. Excellent condition with small rim chips, a 3/4" Y-shaped surface line to exterior of rim (not visible on interior), a small glazed-over iron ping to rim.


Unusual 18th Century Manhattan, NY Stoneware Jar w/ Combed and Brushed Green DecorationUnusual 18th Century Manhattan, NY Stoneware Jar w/ Combed and Brushed Green DecorationUnusual 18th Century Manhattan, NY Stoneware Jar w/ Combed and Brushed Green Decoration

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(Our next auction takes place October 26, 2019.)

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