Rare Miniature Western Pennsylvania Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Decoration

March 25, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 352

Price Realized: $3,304.00

($2,800 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Rare Miniature Western PA Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Decoration, Greensboro or New Geneva origin, circa 1875, finely-thrown, straight-sided jar with rounded rim and tooled shoulder, decorated with four stylized cobalt flower heads and straight and wavy horizontal stripes. The jar's form is clearly modeled after one and two gallon size pieces produced in Western PA, yet measures only 3 1/8" tall. Possibly a salesman"s sample or child's toy. Provenance: Dr. Raymond L. Owen Collection. Mint condition. H 3 1/8".

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