3 Gal. H. M. BALLARD / BURLINGTON, VT Stoneware Jar with Floral Decoration

October 22, 2016 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 503

Price Realized: $172.50

($150 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Three-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Floral Decoration, Stamped "H.M. BALLARD / BURLINGTON, VT", circa 1860, ovoid jar with tooled shoulder, applied lug handles, and semi-rounded rim, decorated with an artistically-brushed flowering vine design. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark and capacity mark. A scarce Ballard family maker's mark. Excellent, essentially as-made condition with some brownish residue to surface.

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