Rare Six-Gallon J. LITTEL & C / Greensboro. / Green Coun Pa Stoneware Jar

October 28, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 288

Price Realized: $1,003.00

($850 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Rare Six-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Stenciled Cobalt Wreath Decoration, Stenciled "J. LITTEL & C / Greensboro. / Green Coun Pa", circa 1875, semi-ovoid jar with tooled shoulder, large lug handles, and semi-rounded rim, featuring a large stenciled wreath motif composed of leaves and berries, surrounding the vertically-stenciled maker's mark, "J. LITTEL & C / Greensboro. / Green Coun Pa". Brushed cobalt highlights to handle terminals and freehand stripe below rim. Two chips on interior of rim. Some staining to surface. A 1" in-the-firing contact mark / surface chip to left side of jar. A minor in-the-firing ping to right side of jar. Minor wear to end of one handle. H 16 1/8".

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