1 1/2 Gal. JOHN BELL Stoneware Jug with Dotted Tulip Decoration

July 20, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 284

Price Realized: $690.00

($600 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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One-and-a-Half-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Tulip Decoration, Stamped "JOHN BELL," Waynesboro, PA origin, circa 1850-1880, ovoid jug with squared spout and ribbed handle, decorated with two large dotted tulips flanking a cross-shaped flower blossom. Vine-like brushwork extending from lower handle terminal. Additional cobalt foliate decoration to handle. Excellent, essentially as-made condition with typical kiln furniture marks to shoulder.

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