Unusual Upper Shenandoah Valley, Virginia Stoneware Jar with Profuse Cobalt Decoration

July 21, 2018 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 184

Price Realized: $560.50

($475 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Unusual Two-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Profuse Cobalt Floral Decoration, Upper Shenandoah Valley of Virginia origin, mid 19th century, ovoid jar with tooled shoulder, flared collar, and ribbed lug handles, decorated on the front and reverse with an undulating vine bearing stemmed tulips and numerous leaves. Brushed cobalt highlights to handle terminals. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, which surfaced in Southwestern Virginia. Rim chips. Some light surface wear and light wear to one handle.

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