Ovoid James River Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Decoration

March 2, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 132

Price Realized: $373.75

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

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One-Gallon Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Jar, James River Valley, VA origin, mid 19th century, ovoid jar with semi-squared rim and applied lug handles, decorated with a brushed scalloped stripes of cobalt at the shoulder on the front and back. Cobalt highlights to handle terminals. Small in-the-firing nick to underside edge of one handle. A shallow base chip, a few very minor base nicks, and a minor base flake. Jars rings fine when tapped.

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