1 Gal. Stoneware Jar with Brush Cobalt Quatrefoil Decoration att. Stephen Sweeney, 1830-1837

October 17, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 461

Price Realized: $201.25

($175 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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One-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Foliate Decoration, attributed to Stephen B. Sweeney, Henrico County, VA, circa 1838-1863, ovoid jar with tooled shoulder, squared rim, and applied lug handles, decorated on the front and reverse with opposing pairs of graduated fern-like brushwork. Cobalt highlights to handle terminals. Desirable one-gallon size. Excellent condition with some roughness to one handle, two very minor base chips, and a streak of staining to side of jar.

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