C. CROLIUS / MANUFACTURER / NEW-YORK Stoneware Pottery Flask

July 19, 2008 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 55

Price Realized: $3,450.00
($3,000 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium).

July 19, 2008 Auction Catalog

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Rare Manhattan Stoneware Flask, Stamped "C. CROLIUS, / MANUFACTURER, / NEW-YORK," circa 1830, wheel-thrown flask with flattened side and tooled spout highlighted in cobalt. Impressed at base with the maker's mark of Clarkson Crolius, Jr. A rare and desirable form, particularly when marked. Crack on underside, continuing 4 1/2" up front of flask. Small base nick. H 7".