H.C. SMITH / ALEXA / D.C. Stoneware Jar

May 20, 2006 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 191

Price Realized: $2,640.00

($2,400 hammer, plus 10% buyer's premium)

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Scarce One-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Floral Decoration, Stamped "H.C. SMITH / ALEXA / D.C.," circa 1830, ovoid jar with rounded rim, tab handles, and incised shoulder lines, decorated on the front with a large sweeping floral motif. Reverse of jar and underside of one handle decorated with leaf-like brushwork. Handle terminals brushed with cobalt. Excellent color for Smith stoneware. A fine example of this desirable Alexandria merchant mark. Base and handle chips. Height 9 1/2".

H.C. SMITH / ALEXA / D.C. Stoneware Jar

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