Rare Half-Gallon C. CROLIUS / NEW-YORK Stoneware Jug w/ Two-Color Slip

Summer 2020 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 245

Price Realized: $2,280.00

($1,900 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Rare Half-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Two-Color Slip Decoration, Stamped "C. CROLIUS / MANUFACTURER / MANHATTAN-WELLS / NEW-YORK.," circa 1805, ovoid jug with footed base and heavily-tooled spout, decorated with a brushed manganese wreath surrounding the cobalt-highlighted maker's mark of Clarkson Crolius, Sr. Manganese highlights to handle terminals. Exceptional size and rare employment of two colors of slip, related to the Westerwald tradition. Provenance: From a forty-year private collection. A spout chip. A small base chip, adjacent to a smaller in-the-firing base chip. A minor, glazed-over chip to handle. H 9 3/4".

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