One-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Tassel Decoration, James River Region of Virginia, circa 1820

March 2, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 129

Price Realized: $517.50

($450 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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One-Gallon Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Jar, James River Valley, VA origin, circa 1820, ovoid jar with tooled shoulder, flattened rim, and applied tab handles, decorated on the front and back with tassel-shaped cobalt brushwork. Additional cobalt highlights to the ends of each handle. A good example of early Virginia stoneware. Some tight lines on one side, emanating from an area several inches below one handle. Additional 2 1/2" hairline extending from a rim chip on same side, as well as a tight horizontal line directly under same handle. A similar tight horizontal line extending through the very end of the jar's opposite handle. Jar rings fine when tapped.

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