3 Gal. Stoneware Jar w/ Tulip Decoration att. R. J. Grier, Chester County, PA

July 19, 2014 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 250

Price Realized: $575.00

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

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July 19, 2014 Auction Catalog

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Fine Three-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Elaborate Cobalt Floral Decoration, attributed to R.J. Grier, Chester County, PA, third quarter 19th century, ovoid jar with applied lug handles and tooling to shoulder and rim, decorated on the front and reverse with a large double-tulip design. Additional cobalt to handle terminals. A particularly fine example of Grier stoneware, likely made fairly early in his career. Very nice condition. Glazed-over base chip. Small piece of clay adhered to rim. A 1 3/4" shallow, in-the-firing contact mark along top surface of rim. An unobtrusive, in-the-firing contact mark to side. Some traces of old white paint and water glass staining to surface.


3 Gal. Stoneware Jar w/ Tulip Decoration att. R. J. Grier, Chester County, PA3 Gal. Stoneware Jar w/ Tulip Decoration att. R. J. Grier, Chester County, PA

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