Fine Five-Gallon Western PA Stoneware Jar w/ Elaborate Freehand Cobalt Decoration

March 24, 2018 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 185

Price Realized: $1,062.00

($900 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Fine Five-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Elaborate Freehand Cobalt Decoration, Western PA origin, circa 1865, cylindrical jar with combed midsection, tooled shoulder, semi-squared rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with a large fuchsia vine design and a second row of vining separated by freehand stripes, the base with a freehand "5" surrounded by two rows of dots and flanked by wavy stripes. Brushed cobalt highlights to handle terminals. An excellent example of various Western PA stoneware design elements. Provenance: Collection of Lorren Lambert, Staunton, VA. A thin 11" crack on reverse, extending from base to shoulder. Minor exfoliation to reverse. Some small nicks to shoulder molding. H 15 7/8".


Fine Five-Gallon Western PA Stoneware Jar w/ Elaborate Freehand Cobalt DecorationFine Five-Gallon Western PA Stoneware Jar w/ Elaborate Freehand Cobalt DecorationFine Five-Gallon Western PA Stoneware Jar w/ Elaborate Freehand Cobalt Decoration

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