Lot of Two: Virginia Stoneware Jars, Strasburg and Richmond

October 17, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 468

Price Realized: $258.75

($225 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Two One-Gallon Cobalt-Decorated Virginia Stoneware Jars, both of similar cylindrical form, one with cobalt swag decoration over slip wash, stamped "S. BELL & SON / STRASBURG" and made by Samuel Bell and Son in Strasburg, VA; the other with cobalt swag decoration, attributed to David Parr, Jr., Richmond, VA. Bell jar with iron ping to base, small rim chips, and a 1 1/2" x 1 1/4" chip on interior of rim. Parr jar with a small rim chip and some very minor rim nicks.

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