Miniature Stoneware Jar, attributed to Johnstown, PA

January 30, 2010 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 5

Price Realized: $1,265.00

($1,100 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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January 30, 2010 Auction Catalog

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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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