Unusual 5 Gal. Stoneware Jar attrib. Huntingdon County, PA, circa 1860

October 25, 2014 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 93

Price Realized: $373.75

($325 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Unusual Five-Gallon Stoneware Churn with Cobalt Floral Decoration, Hungtingdon County, PA origin, circa 1860, tall semi-ovoid jar with flattened rim and ribbed lug handles, the surface dipped in a cream-colored slip and decorated with a garland of four brushed tulips. Simple incised line around shoulder below rim. Impressed "5" under one handle. Visually-appealing folky form with good decoration. Hairlines on underside, one of which continues onto base of reverse. Long thin crack on right side of jar's front. 1 3/4" rim chip on side of jar. Some small spots of in-the-firing bubbling to slip on front. In-the-firing burn mark on left side of jar. H 16 3/4".

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