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Bud & Judy Newman Collection

Fri, Apr 23, 2021 09:00AM EDT
Lot 130

Important Manhattan, NY Commeraws stoneware jug

Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000

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Important Manhattan, New York stoneware jug, ca. 1805, impressed N. York Commeraws Stoneware Corlears Hook, with incised cobalt swags and tassels, 14 1/2" h. Thomas Commeraw was one of America's earliest African American potters and the present example is a particularly large and fine example of his work. Provenance: Crocker Farm, October 28, 2017, lot 44.

5'' hairline running from top handle attachment down right side. Two firing chips to spout. Another larger firing flaw to handle.