Four-Gallon Stoneware Jar attrib. David Greenland Thompson, Morgantown, WV

July 16, 2016 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 266

Price Realized: $230.00

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

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Four-Gallon Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Jar, attributed to David Greenland Thompson, Morgantown, WV, circa 1865, cylindrical jar with incised banding, tooled shoulder, semi-rounded rim, and ribbed lug handles, decorated at the shoulder with freehand vining between two stripes, across the midsection with two foliate motifs, and at the base with flowers flanking a freehand number 4. Brushed cobalt highlights to the ends of the handles. Long crack on reverse, extending from shoulder to base and across underside. A glazed-over chip to exterior of rim. Small chips to interior of rim.

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