Rare Pierced Stoneware Lye Jar, New York State Origin

Summer 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 318

Price Realized: $360.00

($300 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Rare Pierced Stoneware Lye Jar, New York State origin, second half 19th century, cylindrical jug with wide-mouthed spout featuring tooled lines and piercing throughout, the surface covered in a clear salt glaze. Used for the production of lye. A tight spider line on underside, forming a long horizontal crack at base. H 14".

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