Lot of Two: Early Northeastern US Stoneware Jug and Jar w/ Cobalt Star Decorations

Summer 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 416

Price Realized: $270.00

($225 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Two Pieces of Stoneware with Cobalt Star Decorations, both probably Manhattan, NY origin, late 18th or early 19th century, a two-gallon highly-ovoid jug with tooled and cobalt-banded spout, decorated with a large brushed star flanked by two X's, probably Manhattan origin, probably late 18th century; paired with a one-gallon ovoid jar with open handles and brushed star motif on front and reverse, attributed to Clarkson Crolius, Sr., Manhattan, NY. Jug with cracks in underside, extending partway up front of jug, including two filled base chips. Additionally, an in-the-firing contact mark near base and a filled section to spout and handle. Jar with large cracks from rim, including a 3 1/4" x 3 1/4" reglued section, an unglazed area to base, and a base chip. H (of jug) 12 1/2"'.

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