Fine 1 Gal. Stoneware Jug with Impressed Swag Decoration, Manhattan, circa 1800

Spring 2020 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 51

Price Realized: $900.00

($750 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Rare and Fine One-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Impressed Designs and Two-Color Slip Decoration, Manhattan, NY origin, circa 1800, ovoid jug with footed base and heavily-tooled shoulder, decorated with an impressed and cobalt-highlighted design of a scallop-edged drape interspersed with elliptical tassels. Handle terminals with purplish-brown slip highlights. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, purchased by the consignor decades ago. A 1 5/8" x 3/4" surface flake to side of jug. A small in-the-firing iron ping to shoulder and a small in-the-firing contact mark to left side of jug. A chip to interior of spout. Two minor base chips.

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