Two-Gallon James River, VA Stoneware Pitcher

October 31, 2009 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 283

Price Realized: $1,840.00

($1,600 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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October 31, 2009 Auction Catalog

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Outstanding Two-Gallon Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Pitcher, attributed to Thomas Amoss, Henrico County, Virginia, circa 1820, squat-shaped, rotund pitcher with tooling below collar, decorated with an intricate design of three flowers separated by two rows of cobalt dots. Spout and collar decorated with a vertical tassel-like design. Desirable size and exceptional decoration. One of the most elaborately-decorated Richmond area pitchers we have seen. Restored handle. 3 1/2" restored vertical crack from rim. 4" restored vertical crack to left of spout. Restoration to interior of spout. 7" vertical sealed crack in body, extending 3" horizontally along area below collar. H 12 3/4".

Two-Gallon James River, VA Stoneware PitcherTwo-Gallon James River, VA Stoneware PitcherTwo-Gallon James River, VA Stoneware Pitcher

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