Fine F. STETZENMEYER & CO. / ROCHESTER, NY Stoneware Jug with Leaf Decoration

Summer 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 150

Price Realized: $900.00

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

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Fine Three-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Oak Leaf and Acorn Motif, Stamped "F. STETZENMEYER. / ROCHESTER, N.Y.," circa 1860, ovoid jug with tapered spout, decorated with a large slip-trailed design of an oak branch bearing three leaves and an acorn. Artistic execution of the design includes heavy shading to the two rear leaves juxtaposed against a large-undecorated central leaf. Slip-trailed "3" above. Cobalt highlight to maker's mark. A crack across underside, continuing onto side of jug, forming a curve. Salt drips to surface. Fry to cobalt. H 16 1/2".

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