Two Northeastern American Salt-Glazed Stoneware Inkwells

Fall 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 330

Price Realized: $720.00

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

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Two Salt-Glazed Stoneware Inkwells, Northeastern U.S. origin, first half 19th century, one with coggled circle decorations and cobalt highlights, attributed to Nathan Clark, Sr. or Clark & Fox, Athens, NY, circa 1830-1840; paired with a larger, undecorated example with tooled banding, probably Manhattan, NY, early 19th century. Decorated example with a minor chip to edge of ink hole, minor rim chip, minor base wear, and a lightly-glazed, discolored area with iron ping. Larger inkwell with a filled and colored, narrow flake to top edge, base chips, and some old blue paint or ink residue. Dimensions (of decorated example): 4 3/8" x 2".

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