Scarce 1/2 Gal. Stoneware Jar att. Lowndes Petersburg, VA

July 17, 2010 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 217

Price Realized: $862.50

($750 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Scarce Half-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Cobalt "Tree of Life" Decoration, attributed to Henry Lowndes, Petersburg, VA, circa 1840, stylishly-thrown ovoid jar with flared base, bulbous shoulder, and squared rim, decorated front and back with a brushed cobalt "tree of life" design, consisting of three flowers extending from a central stem. Strong decoration and unusual size. In-the-firing bloating on one side. 3 1/4" hairline from rim, extending from two small pieces reglued at rim, which measure a total of 1 1/2". Small rim chip. H 7 1/2".


Scarce 1/2 Gal. Stoneware Jar att. Lowndes Petersburg, VAScarce 1/2 Gal. Stoneware Jar att. Lowndes Petersburg, VA

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