Scarce P.H. Smith, Summit County, OH Four-Gallon Stoneware Jug

July 19, 2014 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 93

Price Realized: $230.00

($200 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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July 19, 2014 Auction Catalog

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Scarce Four-Gallon Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Floral Decoration, Signed in Cobalt "P H Smith," Summit County, OH origin, mid 19th century, cylindrical jug with wide spout, decorated with a slip-trailed foliate design featuring crossed leaves with spots. Inscribed below the cobalt signature "P H Smith" underscored by wavy lines and spots. Slip-trailed and underscored "4" below spout. This is only the second example of Smithís work we have seen signed in this manner, the others all being stamped makerís marks. 5 1/2" line from spout on front. 5" line from spout on reverse. Some additional lines to body, primarily at base. Some fry to cobalt. A shallow 1" chip to top of spout and another small spout chip.


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