"From / Jas Hamilton & Co. / Greensboro, PA." Stoneware Jar w/ Stars & Stripes

October 31, 2009 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 205

Price Realized: $4,600.00

($4,000 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Very Rare Stoneware Wax Sealer with Cobalt Stars and Stripes Decoration, Stenciled "Jas Hamilton & Co. / Greensboro, PA," circa 1875, with flared body, sloped shoulder, and wide mouth, cobalt-decorated across the front with a bold and patriotic design of brushed freehand stripes and twenty-eight stenciled stars. Reverse stenciled "From / Jas. Hamilton & Co. / Greensboro, Pa." An exceptional Western PA wax sealer with visually-stunning graphics and rare two-sided stenciling. Cracks at base, one of which extends 4" onto underside. Crazing to reverse. Chips to interior of rim. 1 3/4" line from rim. Stained areas. H 9 1/2".

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