Unusual 10 Gal. Morgantown, WV Stoneware Crock w/ Profuse Brushed Floral Decoration

March 1, 2014 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 248

Price Realized: $1,265.00

($1,100 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Unusual Ten-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Profuse Cobalt Floral Decoration, attributed to the Thompson Pottery, Morgantown, WV, circa 1870, cylindrical jar with incised banding, tooled shoulder, semi-rounded rim, and ribbed lug handles, decorated with a brushed flowering vine design at the shoulder, three large leaves at the midsection, and flowering vines flanking a "10" at base. Designs are interspersed with four freehand cobalt stripes. A difficult-to-find, large-sized example of the Thompson Pottery's work. One handle with 3 1/4" sliver-shaped loss along bottom edge. A thin 5 3/4" crack from rim on front. Some shallow chips to interior of rim.


Unusual 10 Gal. Morgantown, WV Stoneware Crock w/ Profuse Brushed Floral DecorationUnusual 10 Gal. Morgantown, WV Stoneware Crock w/ Profuse Brushed Floral DecorationUnusual 10 Gal. Morgantown, WV Stoneware Crock w/ Profuse Brushed Floral Decoration

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