B. C. MILBURN, Alexandria, VA, Stoneware Jar w/ Fine Slip-Trailed Floral Decoration

October 25, 2014 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 186

Price Realized: $2,070.00

($1,800 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Fine One-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Elaborate Slip-Trailed Cobalt Decoration, Stamped "B.C. MILBURN," Alexandria, VA origin, circa 1855, ovoid jar with tooled shoulder, semi-rounded rim, and applied tab handles, decorated with a slip-trailed tulip plant featuring three blossoms and heavily-leafed stems. Shoulder decorated completely around circumference of jar with two wavy slip-trailed lines. Well-decorated reverse of jar features a horizontal design of seven tulip blossoms. Additional slip-trailed wavy line design under each handle. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, found in the Mid-Atlantic. Small chips to one handle. A recessed in-the-firing contact mark on reverse.


B. C. MILBURN, Alexandria, VA, Stoneware Jar w/ Fine Slip-Trailed Floral DecorationB. C. MILBURN, Alexandria, VA, Stoneware Jar w/ Fine Slip-Trailed Floral DecorationB. C. MILBURN, Alexandria, VA, Stoneware Jar w/ Fine Slip-Trailed Floral DecorationB. C. MILBURN, Alexandria, VA, Stoneware Jar w/ Fine Slip-Trailed Floral Decoration

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