Rare 2 Gal. BOSTON Stoneware Jar with Iron-Oxide Slip Decoration

Spring 2020 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 74

Price Realized: $840.00

($700 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Two-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Iron-Oxide Decoration, Stamped "BOSTON.," Frederick Carpenter, Boston, MA, early 19th century, ovoid jar with heavily-tooled shoulder, open loop handles, and flared rim, decorated with dipped iron-oxide slip to the upper and lower body. Impressed "BOSTON. / 2" at shoulder. Rim slumped during the firing. An in-the-firing separation to one handle terminal. A large and small in-the-firing flaked section to bottom edge. A few in-the-firing contact marks to reverse. An in-the-firing iron ping to left side of jar.

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