3 Gal. Stoneware Jar with Bold Cobalt Floral Decoration, Baltimore, circa 1840

October 22, 2016 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 395

Price Realized: $632.50

($550 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Fine Three-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Elaborate Cobalt Floral Decoration, Baltimore, MD origin, circa 1840, ovoid jar with tooled shoulder, squared rim, and applied lug handles, profusely-decorated on the front and reverse with a brushed flowering plant design featuring long, dotted trails emanating from the blossoms. Brushed cobalt highlights to the handle terminals. Wonderful decoration with excellent color. Excellent, essentially as-made condition with an in-the-firing contact mark to shoulder and a small, glazed-over base chip, which occurred in the firing.

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