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"CHARLESTOWN" Stoneware Jug

Auction:
2509
Lot:
798
Sold for:
$178$150

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

"CHARLESTOWN" Stoneware Jug, Frederick Carpenter, Charlestown, Massachusetts, 1812-c. 1827, swollen ovoid vessel with reeded neck and base, and applied pulled handle, the top and bottom dipped in ochre stain, the shoulder impressed "CHARLESTOWN," (firing surface impurities, lip chips), ht. 9 3/4 in.
Estimate $250-350

Two lip chips, about 1/2 in dia., several bulges and deficits on the surface from the clay and firing process.

Keywords

Charlestown, Frederick Carpenter, Carpenter, Massachusetts, Charles River, Charlestown, Boston, Charlestown, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Irish mob, Stoneware

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