Small Rockingham County, VA Stoneware Jar with Elaborate Slip-Trailed W's

July 21, 2012 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 62

Price Realized: $230.00

($200 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare Half-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Calligraphic Cobalt Decoration, Rockingham County, VA origin, circa 1850, ovoid jar with thick rounded rim, decorated with three intricately slip-trailed W's around the body. Excellent color and highly unusual decoration. Decoration is possibly a stylized insignia, or may have been made for a local family, whose name began with the letter W. Y-shaped hairline on underside, continuing up side of jar 3 1/2" and 1 1/4" in two places. Small chips to underside of rim. Shallow flake to top of rim. H 6 7/8".


Small Rockingham County, VA Stoneware Jar with Elaborate Slip-Trailed W sSmall Rockingham County, VA Stoneware Jar with Elaborate Slip-Trailed W sSmall Rockingham County, VA Stoneware Jar with Elaborate Slip-Trailed W s

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