JOHN BELL / WAYNESBORO Stoneware Jar w/ Vibrant Tulip Decoration and Crosses

March 14, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 149

Price Realized: $402.50

($350 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Unusual One-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Floral and Cross Decoration, Stamped "JOHN BELL / WAYNESBORO," Pennsylvania origin, circa 1850-1880, cylindrical crock with tooled shoulder and thick, squared rim, the shoulder decorated with bright cobalt dotted tulip motifs interspersed with crosses. Excellent color and decoration. Approximately 5 1/2" crack from rim with tiny slivers missing along crack. This crack includes some additional hairlines, which extend to its left. A small base chip, probably in-the-firing.


JOHN BELL / WAYNESBORO Stoneware Jar w/ Vibrant Tulip Decoration and CrossesJOHN BELL / WAYNESBORO Stoneware Jar w/ Vibrant Tulip Decoration and CrossesJOHN BELL / WAYNESBORO Stoneware Jar w/ Vibrant Tulip Decoration and CrossesJOHN BELL / WAYNESBORO Stoneware Jar w/ Vibrant Tulip Decoration and Crosses

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