Very Rare FARRARS POTTERY / FAIRFAX, VT Stoneware Jar

October 28, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 343

Price Realized: $265.50

($225 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

PLEASE NOTE:  This result is 6 years old, and the American ceramics market frequently changes. Additionally, small nuances of color, condition, shape, etc. can mean huge differences in price. If you're interested in having us sell a similar item for you, please contact us here.

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Very Rare Two-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Elaborate Cobalt Floral Decoration, Stamped "FARRARS POTTERY / FAIRFAX, Vt", mid 19th century, ovoid jar with tooled shoulder, coved rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with an unusual design of a brushed flowering vine flanked by two rows of spots. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark and capacity mark. This jar is the first example bearing this mark we have ever offered. A 2 1/2" crack from rim on front, above a small in-the-firing contact mark / surface chip. A minor rim chip on reverse. A minor handle chip.




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