Very Rare J. B. PFALTZGRAFF & CO. / YORK, PA Stoneware Grapes Jar

October 25, 2014 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 323

Price Realized: $57.50

($50 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Extremely Rare Two-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Grapes Decoration, Stamped "PFALTZGRAFF & CO. / YORK, PA," circa 1855-1880, semi-ovoid jar with heavily-tooled shoulder and flattened rim, decorated with a brushed design of a hanging cluster of grapes between a conical flower blossom and looping tendril. Cobalt highlight to maker's mark, capacity mark, and handle terminals. A highly unusual design for this maker. In need of restoration with two rim chips, a base chip, and significant exfoliation, missing both handles.

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