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Three Cobalt-decorated Stoneware Jugs and a Jar

Auction:
2642M
Lot:
723
Sold for:
$950$950

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Auction:
Discovery - 2642M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
March 14, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Three Cobalt-decorated Stoneware Jugs and a Jar, America, late 19th century, a three-gallon jug decorated with a stylized flower, a two-gallon jug by "F.B. Norton & Co. Worcester, Mass.," with a stylized leaf, a gallon-size jug decorated with a bird by "Haxstun Ottman & Co., Fort Edward, NY," with removable electric light fixture, and a two-gallon jar by [Nathan] "Clark Jr. Athens, N.Y." decorated with a flower, ht. to 16 in.
Estimate $300-500

Lg. 3 gal jug- hairline across lower handle, several superfluous spots of white paint on upper jug,
F.B. Norton jug- 1/2 in. mouth chip.
Nathan Clark Jr. jar- 3 rim chips about 1/2 in. each.
Ottman jug- 3/8 in rim chip


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

F.B. Norton & Co., Haxstun Ottman & Co., Fort Edward, Clark Jr., Massachusetts, Athens, Aerophones, Containers, Gallon, Jug, Pottery, Stoneware, Technology

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