Exceptional "Eagle Pottery" 1 Gal. Stoneware Jar with Eagle Decoration

July 20, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 409

Price Realized: $2,760.00

($2,400 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare One-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Large Stenciled Eagle Decoration, Stenciled "Eagle Pottery," James Hamilton, Greensboro, PA origin, circa 1875, cylindrical jar with tooled shoulder and semi-rounded rim, decorated with a large spread-winged eagle holding a banner inscribed "Eagle Pottery". Brushed cobalt stripes at rim and base. Large stenciled eagles of this style are typically found on much larger Greensboro jars, making this jar a particularly rare and impressive example. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example found in the Southeastern U.S. Excellent condition with a few minor nicks on bottom edge of rim and a shallow chip on interior of rim.

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