November 1, 2008 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 9

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

November 1, 2008 Auction Catalog

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Large-Sized Open-Handled Stoneware Jug with Profuse Cobalt Floral Decoration, Ohio origin, circa 1850, highly ovoid jug with open strap handles, decorated on the front with a boldly-brushed cobalt flowering plant design with wavy stems and dotted blossoms. Reverse impressed "JC SMITH / MOGADORE / OHIO" surrounded by brushed cobalt leaves. Outstanding form, size, and decoration. Lines in base area, possibly in-the-making, which do not appear to go through as jug still rings true. Small base chip. H 21".