Rare 1/2 Gal. Thomas Warne & Joshua Letts, South Amboy, NJ Jug, early 19th century

March 23, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 303

Estimate: $1,000-$1,500  A Note About Estimates

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Rare Half-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Impressed Drape Decoration, Stamped "T.W. J.L", Thomas Warne and Joshua Letts, South Amboy, NJ, early 19th century, ovoid jug with footed base, heavily-tooled spout, decorated with an impressed drape motif below the maker's mark, "T.W. J.L". Brushed brown-slip highlights to maker's mark, drape motif, and handle terminals. Shoulder further embellished with a coggled column motif between a sawtoothed edge. Excellent size and desirable maker. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, purchased by the consignor decades ago; ex-Robert J. Sim Collection (includes Sim's labels on underside). A 7/8" in-the-firing chip to top of spout. Otherwise excellent condition. H 10".


Rare 1/2 Gal. Thomas Warne & Joshua Letts, South Amboy, NJ Jug, early 19th centuryRare 1/2 Gal. Thomas Warne & Joshua Letts, South Amboy, NJ Jug, early 19th centuryRare 1/2 Gal. Thomas Warne & Joshua Letts, South Amboy, NJ Jug, early 19th centuryRare 1/2 Gal. Thomas Warne & Joshua Letts, South Amboy, NJ Jug, early 19th centuryRare 1/2 Gal. Thomas Warne & Joshua Letts, South Amboy, NJ Jug, early 19th century

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