Very Fine 2 Gal. KNOX, HAUGHT & CO. / SHINNSTON, W. Va. Stoneware Jar w/ Stars Decoration

July 22, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 363

Price Realized: $1,534.00

($1,300 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

PLEASE NOTE:  This result is 2 years old, and the American ceramics market frequently changes. Additionally, small nuances of color, condition, shape, etc. can mean huge differences in price. Please Contact Us for a Current, Accurate assessment of your items.

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Rare and Fine Two-Gallon Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Jar with Stenciled Star Motif, Stenciled "Knox, Haught & Co. / Shinnston. W. Va", circa 1875, semi-ovoid jar with tooled shoulder and semi-rounded rim, the shoulder area decorated with a band of five stenciled stars with freehand straight and wavy stripes above and below. Midsection with Knox, Haught & Co. stenciling, including stylized stenciled flourishes. Base with freehand "2" flanked by dashes. A finely-decorated example of West Virginia stoneware. The appealing star designs are rare for this maker. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, recently found in a PA home. Excellent, essentially as-made condition with some in-the-firing discoloration to reverse.


Very Fine 2 Gal. KNOX, HAUGHT & CO. / SHINNSTON, W. Va. Stoneware Jar w/ Stars DecorationVery Fine 2 Gal. KNOX, HAUGHT & CO. / SHINNSTON, W. Va. Stoneware Jar w/ Stars DecorationVery Fine 2 Gal. KNOX, HAUGHT & CO. / SHINNSTON, W. Va. Stoneware Jar w/ Stars Decoration

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