New Jersey Stoneware Jar w/ Watch Spring and Fish Scale Decoration

Fall 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 549

Price Realized: $150.00

($125 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Two-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Watch Spring and Fish Scale Motifs, NJ origin, early 19th century, ovoid jar with tooled shoulder and ribbed lug handles, brush-decorated on the front and reverse with a spiraling "watch spring" design and a spotted "fish scale" motif. Cobalt highlights to handle terminals. A 1 3/8" piece of adhered clay on one side. Opposite side with a 7" inverted Y-shaped crack from rim and a shallow in-the-firing flake to midsection. Base chips. A 1 1/2" line to base, not visible on interior. An in-the-firing iron ping near base below handle. H 11".

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