Stoneware Jar att. J. P. Schermerhorn, James River, Virginia

October 17, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 448

Price Realized: $373.75

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

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One-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Floral Decoration, attributed to John P. Schermerhorn, Henrico County, VA, circa 1817-1837, ovoid jar with tooled shoulder, squared rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with a brushed design of a circular flower blossom emanating from a leafy stem. Brushed vine decoration at shoulder on reverse. Edges of handles brushed with a cobalt stripe. Excellent size and classic Schermerhorn decoration. A small base chip, possibly in-the-firing. A small chip to one handle. Light wear to opposite handle. Shallow rim chips. Light wear around midsection.

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