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•May 4, 2013. Three-Session Sale: Textiles, The Maryland Sale, Americana
•July 20, 2013. Stoneware & Redware Pottery.
Price Realized: $1,265.00 ($1,100 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium).
Rare Miniature Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Jar, attributed to J. Swank & Co., Johnstown, PA, circa 1870, ovoid jar with flattened rim, decorated with a series of four brushed cobalt drooping leaves. Form, color, and decoration, are consistent with stoneware produced in Johnstown, PA by J. Swank & Co. 1/2" rim chip. Chip on underside. 3/4" thin, in-the-firing touch mark on one side. Very faint lines on underside, one of which continues onto base 1/2". Jar is slightly out of round. H 3 1/4".
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