Rare Three-Gallon Baltimore Stoneware Jar w/ Elaborate Cobalt Flowering Urn Decoration, circa 1840

March 19, 2016 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 183

Price Realized: $1,380.00

($1,200 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare Three-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Elaborate Cobalt Flowering Urn Decoration, Baltimore, MD origin, circa 1840, cylindrical jar with rounded shoulder, squared rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with a brushed design of a flowering plant emanating from an open-handled urn, embellished with numerous cobalt spots. Reverse with sweeping floral design featuring fan-shaped blossoms and grape-like clusters. Cobalt highlights to handle terminals. Excellent decoration and color. One of a small number of urn-decorated Baltimore jars known. A 1 3/8" rim chip on side of jar. A 2 1/2" vertical in-the-firing line on interior of rim, not visible on exterior. H 15".

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