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Charlestown Pottery Stoneware Jug

Auction:
2667T
Lot:
704
Sold for:
$390$325

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2667T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 05, 2013 12:00PM

Description:

Charlestown Pottery Stoneware Jug, Frederick Carpenter, Charlestown, Massachusetts, 1812-c. 1827, ovoid vessel with reeded neck, the top and bottom dipped in ochre stain, the shoulder impressed "CHARLESTOWN" over three impressed shield-shaped devices, (chips), ht. 16 1/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

The stone ware jug has a 1/4 x 1 in. chip to lip near handle, 1/2 in. lip chip, and several old small chips to base edge, indented area in the making on the front below the design, 1 x 5/8 chip on side.


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

Charlestown, Frederick Carpenter, Massachusetts, 1/2 in. lip chip, 5/8 chip

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