Two Northeastern U.S. Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Jars

Fall 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 385

Estimate: $200-$300.  A Note About Estimates

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Sold!  $600. 

Two Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Jars, Northeastern U.S. origin, third quarter 19th century, both of similar cylindrical form, a half-gallon jar, inscribed "2 Quarts," Cortland, NY origin, circa 1867-1869; paired with a one-gallon jar with slip-trailed underscored date, "1855." Smaller includes a loosely-fitting salt-glazed lid, likely not original to the jar. Cortland jar with a thin 2 1/2" crack on underside, continuing 4" up reverse, as well as very minor chipping to interior of rim. Dated jar with short cracks to rim, a chip to interior, tight cracks to underside, continuing onto base area of jar, staining, light surface wear, and a small in-the-firing ping. Chips and in-the-firing residue to lid. H (of Cortland jar) 7 3/4".

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