6 Gal. HAMILTON & JONES / GREENSBORO, PA Stoneware Crock with Stenciled Decoration

November 2, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 442

Price Realized: $575.00

($500 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Scarce Six-Gallon Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Jar, Stenciled "HAMILTON & JONES. / GREENSBORO. PA," circa 1875, cylindrical jar with tooled shoulder, semi-squared rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with an unusual circular foliate design surrounding star-shaped stenciling. Shoulder and base with freehand cobalt stripes. Base with stenciled "6" flanked by finely-stenciling flourishes. A well-decorated and crisply-stenciled example. Very nice condition with minor wear to the end of one handle, grease stain to underside, and a second grease stain with very light area of exfoliation near base on reverse.

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