18th Century American Stoneware Jar, probably Abraham Mead, Greenwich, CT

March 23, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 294

Price Realized: $442.50

($375 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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March 23, 2019 Auction Catalog

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One-Gallon Vertical-Handled Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Watch Spring Decoration, probably Abraham Mead, Greenwich, CT, circa 1790, ovoid jar with footed base, vertical loop handles, and combed shoulder, decorated on the front and reverse with a slip-trailed "watch spring" motif. Handle terminals decorated with brushed cobalt highlights. Desirable vertical-handled form. One side with scattered moderate exfoliation to one side and a 1" in-the-firing contact mark with adhered piece of clay. Opposite side with a 4" area of restoration to rim and a few small, typical in-the-firing flaws to surface. A faint hairline on underside. A 1" line on interior of rim, not visible on exterior.


18th Century American Stoneware Jar, probably Abraham Mead, Greenwich, CT18th Century American Stoneware Jar, probably Abraham Mead, Greenwich, CT

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