Rare 2 Gal. JAMES HAMILTON & CO. / GREENSBORO, PA Stoneware Handled Bowl

July 20, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 412

Price Realized: $920.00

($800 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare and Impressive Two-Gallon Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Bowl, Stenciled "From / James Hamilton & Co. / Greensboro, Pa.," circa 1875, semi-ovoid bowl with applied lug handles, and nicely-tooled rim, the front decorated in bold cobalt slip with desirable James Hamilton maker's stenciling, incorporating the word "From". Rim with brushed cobalt stripe. Base with script cobalt "2," flanked by dashes. Excellent color and rare form. 2 1/2" line from rim on interior, visible as a minor 1 1/16" line on exterior. Two chips and some surface wear to one handle.

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