Fine 3 Gal. Rockingham County, VA Stoneware Jar w/ Floral Decoration, circa 1850

October 22, 2016 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 378

Price Realized: $690.00

($600 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Fine Three-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Floral Decoration, attributed to John D. Heatwole or Emanuel Suter, Rockingham County, VA, circa 1851, ovoid jar with tall collar and ribbed lug handles, decorated on the front and reverse with a slip-trailed vine bearing leaves and three-petaled flower blossoms. Slip-trailed wavy line to collar. Brushed cobalt highlights to handle terminals. The style of decoration on this jar is consistent with pieces produced by John D. Heatwole and his protege, Emanuel Suter, circa 1851. A finely-decorated example, surviving in exemplary condition. Excellent condition with a small rim chip.

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