Very Rare A. V. BOUGHNER Stoneware Crock with Elaborate Decoration

July 20, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 410

Price Realized: $9,200.00

($8,000 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Very Rare Two-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Elaborate Freehand Cobalt Decoration, Stamped "A.V. Boughner," Greensboro, PA origin, circa 1865, cylindrical jar with incised band near midsection, tooled shoulder, and semi-rounded rim, lavishly-decorated with a freehand vining, horizontal stripes at shoulder, midsection, and base, and vertical vertical stripes flanking a script "2" with graduated stripes above and below. Midsection with very rare stenciled signature "A.V. Boughner". A visually-stunning example from one of Greensboro's rarest and most highly-regarded potteries. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, recently found in North Carolina. Approximately 5", very faint hairline from rim on reverse. Otherwise excellent, as-made condition with some in-the-firing dryness to upper left shoulder.

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