Very Unusual 2 Gal. Western PA Stoneware Crock Dated 1860

July 20, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 440

Price Realized: $1,150.00

($1,000 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare Two-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Freehand Cobalt Decoration, Dated 1860, Western PA origin, cylindrical jar with incised banding around midsection, tooled shoulder, and flatted rim, decorated with a boldly-brushed freehand "2" featuring a scrolled end, flanked by vertical swags. The date "1860" is brushed in small numbers inside of the number "2". Decoration applied over a slip-coated surface. Additional impressed two-gallon capacity mark on shoulder. Large Y-shaped surface line on reverse, not visible on interior. Otherwise excellent condition.


Very Unusual 2 Gal. Western PA Stoneware Crock Dated 1860Very Unusual 2 Gal. Western PA Stoneware Crock Dated 1860

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