Antique Stoneware Rare Galesville NY Jug with Cobalt Floral, WA Lewis, c1858-1860
Description : A salt-glazed Stoneware Jug with primitive Cobalt Floral Decoration, 2-Gallon capacity, Washington County, New York State origin, ca. Wheel-thrown, cylindrical form with eased shoulder and applied strap handle. Impressed on the shoulder with a cobalt-washed stamp reading: W-A-LEWIS / GALES-VILLE N-Y, with a capacity designation below. Wares signed by this maker are considered scarce. See Internet for further information. Front features a primitive Fern-Like Floral Decoration above a stylized Tornado ground artistically executed in bold Slip-Trailed Cobalt. Condition : There is a shallow chip on the base; otherwise in Very Good, essentially as-made condition.
No cracks, repaired damage or restoration work. Inherent glaze, surface and firing imperfections stack mark, scars, iron pings, etc.
Spout, rim and handle are all in excellent, undamaged condition (see close-ups). See photos for complete details and please consider them as part of the description. Desirable 2-Gallon capacity; measures approximately 14"H x 8"W overall. Good Luck, thanks for looking, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily.
The item "Antique Stoneware Rare Galesville NY Jug with Cobalt Floral, WA Lewis, c1858-1860" is in sale since Thursday, July 19, 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.
- Model: Cobalt Decorated Jug w/ Slip-Trailed Cobalt Floral
- Brand: Antique Stoneware, W. Lewis, Galesville NY, 1859
- MPN: 2-Gallon Capacity
- Main Color: Blue Slip-Trailed Cobalt Design, Tan Salt Glaze
- Color: Tan Salt Glaze w/ Bold Blue Cobalt Decoration
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Style: Primitive Country Americana
- Object Type: Blue Decorated Storage Jug