Unusual 5 Gal. Ovoid Stoneware Jar, Washington County, Georgia

July 22, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 144

Price Realized: $826.00

($700 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Five-Gallon Alkaline-Glazed Stoneware Jar, Stamped "V", Washington County, GA origin, circa 1840, highly-ovoid jar with thin, semi-rounded rim and applied lug handles, the surface covered in a mottled brown alkaline glaze. Top of handle impressed "V", probably for five gallons. Provenance: Dr. Raymond L. Owen Collection. Very nice condition with light surface wear to body, wear to rim, and two rim chips, the larger measuring 1".

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