5 Gal. JAS. HAMILTON & CO. / GREENSBORO, PA Stoneware Jar with Stenciled Grapes Decoration

October 17, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 486A

Price Realized: $402.50

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

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Five-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Stenciled Cobalt Grapes Decoration, Stenciled "JAS. HAMILTON & CO. /GREENSBORO. / PA.", circa 1875, cylindrical jar with tooled shoulder, semi-rounded rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with a central design of grape cluster hanging from a leafy vine. Freehand stripe decoration to rim and base. Stenciled number 5 with stenciled flourishes at base. Incised X on underside. A 1 1/2" in-the-firing surface flake to shoulder on front. Two chips to one handle. A chip to each end of opposite handle. A minor stone ping to interior of rim. Some light surface wear.

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