Fine H.C. SMITH / ALEXA / D.C. (Alexandria) Stoneware Jar

July 21, 2018 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 187

Price Realized: $1,062.00

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

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July 21, 2018 Auction Catalog

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Fine One-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Floral Decoration, Stamped "H.C. SMITH / ALEXA / D.C.", Alexandria, VA origin, circa 1840, skilfully-potted, highly-ovoid jar with tooled shoulder, rounded rim, and applied tab handles, decorated across the shoulder with a flowering vine design. Reverse and areas under handles with cobalt foliate motifs. Cobalt highlights to handle terminals. Provenance: From a Virginia estate. A 1" chip to underside along edge. A 1 1/2" chipped section to one handle along with a small chip to end of same handle. Two chips to opposite handle. A few small in-the-firing contact marks to front of jar.


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