Probably Peter Cross (Hartford, CT) Stoneware Jar w/ Fine Incised Decoration

July 20, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 321

Price Realized: $354.00

($300 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Two-Gallon Stoneware Jar Incised Foliate Decoration, probably Peter Cross, Hartford, CT, circa 1806-1808, ovoid jar with footed base, heavily-tooled shoulder, and applied lug handles, decorated with an incised and cobalt-highlighted floral design featuring heart-shaped petals and impressed circles. Cobalt highlights to handle terminals. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, purchased by the consignor decades ago. Rim chips. An in-the-firing chip to one handle. Some spots of exfoliation to bottom half of jar. A few base chips. A long, thin diagonal crack extending from base to midsection on one side. A short line on underside, forming a Y at base. Two small in-the-firing iron pings to one side.


Probably Peter Cross (Hartford, CT) Stoneware Jar w/ Fine Incised DecorationProbably Peter Cross (Hartford, CT) Stoneware Jar w/ Fine Incised Decoration

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