Western PA Stoneware Jar with Elaborate "2" and Stripe Decoration

March 14, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 500

Price Realized: $460.00

($400 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Two-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Stripe Decoration, attributed to the Boughner Family, Greensboro, PA, circa 1865, cylindrical jar with tooled accents and semi-rounded rim, decorated with four large brushed cobalt stripes and an ornate freehand "2" flanked by graduated dashes at base. Stylistic attributes of the jar, including the distinctive angle striping at base, link this jar to pieces made by members of the Boughner family of Greensboro, PA. Very nice condition with a small chip on interior of rim, two minor chips on exterior of rim, and a 3 1/2" a hairline from rim.

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