Augusta County, VA, Stoneware Crock

November 3, 2012 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 62

Price Realized: $373.75

($325 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare Three-Gallon Shenandoah Valley Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Floral Decoration, probably Augusta County, VA, circa 1875, cylindrical jar with tooled shoulder, squared rim, and rounded lug handles, decorated on the front with an elaborate brushed cobalt tulip plant extending upward from the base. Reverse decorated with two brushed cobalt tulips. Slip-trailed cobalt "3" under one handle. Chipping to one handle and a small chip to opposite handle. 1" shallow chip at edge of underside and a few other smaller base chips. In-the-firing flake / contact mark to right side of jar's front. Small rim chips and some minor nicks to bottom edge of rim.

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