Outstanding BOSTON Stoneware Jar w/ Impressed Fish Decoration, late 18th century

Spring 2023 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 322

Price Realized: $5,400.00

($4,500 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Outstanding Two-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Impressed Fish Decoration, Stamped "BOSTON," Jonathan Fenton, Boston, MA, late 18th century, ovoid jar with footed base, open loop handles, and tooled accents to rim and shoulder, decorated on the front and reverse with a large impressed and cobalt-highlighted design of a heavily-scaled fish. Cobalt highlights to handle terminals. Areas of restoration to one handle. A small rim chip on side of jar. A small base chip. A few small in-the-firing contact marks to one side. Shallow in-the-firing chipping to underside along bottom edge. H 10 1/2".

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