1 Gal. Ovoid Stoneware Jar Signed H. C. SMITH, Alexandria, VA

July 20, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 213

Price Realized: $805.00

($700 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Scarce One-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Elaborate Cobalt Floral Decoration, Stamped "H.C. SMITH / ALEXA / D.C.," circa 1830, squat-shaped, ovoid jar with tooled shoulder, rounded rim, and large tab handles, the front decorated with a wavy vine featuring heavy swags, culminating in a flower blossom. Reverse with four brushed cobalt chain links across the shoulder. Excellent size and form. Literature: Pictured in Eddie L. Wilder, Alexandria, VA Pottery: 1792-1876, p. 141, figs. HCS020 and HCS020a. Heavy chipping to both handles. Small chip to bottom edge of rim on reverse. Some light wear to surface on front and reverse.


1 Gal. Ovoid Stoneware Jar Signed H. C. SMITH, Alexandria, VA1 Gal. Ovoid Stoneware Jar Signed H. C. SMITH, Alexandria, VA

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