JOHN BELL / WAYNESBORO Stoneware Handled Canning Jar w/ Sponged Cobalt Decoration

October 22, 2016 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 290

Price Realized: $373.75

($325 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Scarce Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Canning Jar, Stamped "JOHN BELL / WAYNESBORO'", PA origin, circa 1850-1880, cylindrical jug with rounded shoulder, wide mouth, and applied strap handle, the shoulder and handle decorated with cobalt sponging over whitish slip. Impressed with John Bell maker's mark at shoulder. A rim chip and a few minor rim nicks, one of which is glazed over. H 8 1/2".

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