Alexandria Stoneware Jar, Stamped "B.C. MILBURN / ALEXA."

March 21, 2009 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 292

Price Realized: $4,255.00

($3,700 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Outstanding Half-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Slip-Trailed Cobalt Floral and Chainlink Decorations, Stamped "B.C. MILBURN / ALEXA," circa 1850, squat, ovoid jar with semi-rounded rim, decorated on the front with a slip-trailed flowering plant bearing two tulip-shaped blossoms. Reverse and sides decorated with a draped chainlink design. Rim decorated completely around with a wavy slip-trailed line. Highly desirable size and fantastic decoration. Near mint condition with a base chip and hairline on underside, which does not appear to go through to interior. H 8 1/4".

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