Greensboro, Pennsylvania, Stoneware Wax Sealer w/ Eagle

November 6, 2010 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 4

Price Realized: $632.50

($550 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Scarce Stoneware Wax Sealer with Eagle Decoration, Greensboro, PA origin, circa 1875, cylindrical jar with sloping tooled shoulder and rounded rim with wax sealer interior, the front decorated with a stenciled federal eagle clutching olive branches and arrows and holding a banner in its beak, which reads "STAR". Freehand cobalt stripes at shoulder. Provenance: Tom McCandless Collection, Hopewell, NJ. Thin cracks throughout much of surface. Glazed-over base chip. Staining to surface. H 8 1/2".

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