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Four Stoneware Vessels with Freehand Cobalt Decoration

Auction:
2509
Lot:
813
Sold for:
$474$400

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

Description:

Four Stoneware Vessels with Freehand Cobalt Decoration, America, late 19th century, a three-gallon jug by Nathan Clark, Athens, New York, decorated with a stylized flower, ht. 16 1/4; a four-gallon jug by E. & L.P. Norton, Bennington, Vermont, decorated with a bird on a leaf, ht. 17 1/2; a three-gallon wide-mouth jar with stylized blossom, indistinct impressed oval maker's mark, ht. 12 1/4; and a spittoon, ornamented with stylized blossoms, ht. 4 in.; (imperfections).
Estimate $300-500

three-galllon jug by Nathan Clark-good condition, potstone burst on upper maker's mark; a four-gallon jug by E. & L.P. Norton-handle off but retained, small shallow lip chips; three-gallon wide-mouth jar- three 1/2 in. shallow rim chips, 4 in. hairline on side; spittoon- 7 in. hairline around top and two 1/2 in. chips near hairline.

Keywords

Athens, Nathan Clark, Bennington, Vermont, upper maker, Nathan Clark-good, Aerophones, Brewing, Gallon, Jug, Measurement

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