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3167B Boston
November 3, 2018 10:00 AMCalender

Glazed Stoneware Jug with Lizard Handle

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3167B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 03, 2018 10:00AM


Glazed Stoneware Jug with Lizard Handle, W.E. Kreiner, southern United States, c. 1870-90, straight-sided body with flat tooled neck in the back and tapering round spout in the front, elongated lizard handle with tail wrapping around the base of the jug and ending in an arrow, the side of the jug incised "W.E. Kreiner/9105," ht. 11 in.

Provenance: Ricco/Maresca, New York, 1997.

Literature: Illustrated in Roger Ricco and Frank Maresca, American Vernacular, New Discoveries in Folk, Self-taught, and Outsider Sculpture (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 2002), p. 62.
The Marvill Collection
Estimate $800-1,200

Lizard handle has repaired breaks in all four legs and at the turn of the tail, wide spout has a few minor chips on the rim.

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