Rare Nashua, New Hampshire Advertising Jug w/ Incised Tree Design

Summer 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 184

Price Realized: $720.00

($600 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Rare One-Gallon Stoneware Advertising Jug with Incised Tree Decoration, Stamped "SOLD BY / FLAGG & ABBOTT / NASHUA / NH," attributed to Thomas Crafts & Co., Nashua, NH, circa 1830's, ovoid jug with tooled spout and ribbed handle, decorated with a incised design of a tree with long, curving branches, each tipped in impressed circles. Cobalt highlights to impressed advertising. Excellent, essentially as-made condition. Very nice condition with a 1 1/8" in-the-firing base chip, some staining, and some bits of adhered kiln residue to surface. H 11 3/4".

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