Fine Early Boston Stoneware Jar w/ Impressed Drapery Motif, attrib. Frederick Carpenter

Summer 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 182

Price Realized: $420.00

($350 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Two-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Impressed Drape-and-Tassel Motif, attributed to Frederick Carpenter, Charlestown, MA, early 19th century, ovoid jar with footed base, heavily-tooled shoulder, open loop handles, and tooled rim, decorated on the front and reverse with an impressed and cobalt-highlighted design of a detailed drape flanked by tassels. Dipped iron-oxide decoration to rim and base. Appealing form, desirable impressed motif, and excellent use of two colors of slip. A few small rim chips, a 1 1/2" line to top of rim, some small surface flakes, and some small, typical in-the-firing pings to surface. H 12".

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