Rare JAS. HAMILTON / & CO. / GREENSBORO. / PA. Two-Gallon Stoneware Jar w/ Sideways Stenciling

October 25, 2014 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 282

Price Realized: $488.75

($425 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

PLEASE NOTE:  This result is 6 years old, and the American ceramics market frequently changes. Additionally, small nuances of color, condition, shape, etc. can mean huge differences in price. Please Contact Us for a Current, Accurate assessment of your items.

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Rare Two-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Sideways Cobalt Stenciling, Stenciled "JAS. HAMILTON / & CO. / GREENSBORO. / PA.," circa 1875, cylindrical jar with tooled shoulder and semi-rounded rim, featuring the stenciled signature "JAS. HAMILTON / & CO. / GREENSBORO. / PA." running sideways down the front of the jar. Additional stenciled rose, double acorn, daisy head, and foliate flourishes. Bold-faced stenciled "2" at base. Relatively few Western Pennsylvania stoneware pieces are known with a sideways-oriented stencil. Some light wear to cobalt. Otherwise essentially as-made condition with a small stone ping to rim, and 1 1/2" contact mark / chip to side of jar, and a slumped rim.


Rare JAS. HAMILTON / & CO. / GREENSBORO. / PA. Two-Gallon Stoneware Jar w/ Sideways Stenciling

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