Antique S. B. Bosworth 2 gallon stoneware jug. Hartford, CT, circa 1880. Cobalt floral decoration. No base chips, hairlines, cracks, or repairs. Measures 13.5" high. Seymour Bosworth operated the pottery in Hartford under his name from approximately 1880 to 1890 (see William Ketchum Jr., American Stoneware, page 61).
Mid 20th century Japanese studio pottery vase in excellent condition. Smooth spotted gray glaze contrasts with scored unglazed terra-cotta. Inside top is 3.25 inches across, outside top is 4.25 inches across, the columnar body is 5.25 inches in diameter, and the height is 13.5 inches.
Canary yellow luster, or lustre, ware footed bowl. English, circa 1820. Decorated with copper, blue and green. Measures 3.5" high x 6.25" in diameter.
19th century Japanese stoneware sake bottle with calligraphy. Probably a store bottle which was used to decant sake into a customer's own household bottle. Height 10 inches. No damages.
Antique Japanese Oribe ware pottery dish, early 19th century, Edo period (1818-1829). Phoenix design, with hen and cloud border motif, in dark brown, soft blue and clay pink on tan ground. Pressed linen texture. Makers mark Kozan impressed on reverse. Appraised in 1978 for $500 and in 1992 for $900. Measures 8.75 inches in diameter. Perfect condition.