Description : A Salt-Glazed Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Cherry Decoration, probably for kirschwasser , 2-Gallon capacity, Manhattan, New York City origin, ca. Wheel-thrown, cylindrical form with eased shoulder and applied strap handle. Impressed on the upper shoulder with a cobalt-washed capacity designation above: W. / POTTERY / WORKS / LITTLE 12th ST. See Internet for further information on the maker.Front features a primitive Brushed Cobalt decoration of six cherries on a leafy stem. Condition : Good to Very Good overall with strong color and unusual decoration; imperfections are described below. A shallow chip and network of hairline cracks on the base, some extend into the body, as shown.
Most notably, a tight hairline extending up the rear side and across the left shoulder; it has been stabilized with glue or epoxy at some point (see close-ups 7,8,9). Inherent glaze, surface and firing imperfections mentioned for descriptive accuracy. A very desirable NYC maker! See photos for complete details and close-ups.
Please consider them as part of the description. Measures approximately 14-1/4"H x 8-1/2"W overall. Good Luck, thanks for looking, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily. The item "Antique Stoneware 2G NYC Jug with Cobalt Cherries, Wm. MacQuoid, Manhattan, c1870" is in sale since Saturday, August 4, 2018.
This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\China & Dinnerware\Stoneware". The seller is "mgs1971" and is located in South Dartmouth, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States.