Scarce HARRISBURG, PA Stoneware Jug by John Young, circa 1856-1858

Spring 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 303

Price Realized: $1,200.00

($1,000 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Scarce One-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Floral Decoration, Stamped "HARRISBURG PA.," attributed to John Young, Harrisburg, PA, circa 1856-1858, cylindrical jug with rounded spout, decorated with a slip-trailed design of a five-petaled flowering plant featuring spotted leaves and ray-shaped embellishments emanating from the blossom. Slip-trailed "1" below spout. Cobalt highlight to maker's mark. Provenance: Michael Wissler Collection. Essentially as-made condition with some bubbling to cobalt, a glazed-over stone ping to handle, and a minor bit of in-the-firing clay to underside. Slight in-the-firing slumping to spout. H 11 3/4".

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