Rare Canfield, Ohio 1845 Stoneware Jar w/ Multiple Incised Slogans

Fall 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 109

Price Realized: $3,360.00

($2,800 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Rare Albany-Slip-Glazed Stoneware Pitcher with Elaborate Incised Inscriptions, Canfield, OH origin, 1845, ovoid, handleless form with pinched pouring spout, the surface profusely-incised with the following inscriptions: Salt river, Scrabble, holar(?), peace and poverty, gingerbred(sic) and appled dumplins, hard cider gose well with molasses, timothy tickle pitcher, peter grievus the gimblet maker, pigsfoot soup, A Sailor / is the Jack / of hearts, and Canfield 1845. Surface covered in a brown Albany slip glaze. Among the most wonderfully inscribed examples of American stoneware that we have offered. Excellent, essentially as-made condition with a few minor in-the-firing chips. H 7 1/4".

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