Fine H.C. SMITH / ALEXA / D.C. Two-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Elaborate Decoration

November 3, 2018 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 309

Price Realized: $2,596.00

($2,200 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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November 3, 2018 Auction Catalog

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Fine Two-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Elaborate Cobalt Floral Decoration, Stamped "H.C. SMITH / ALEXA / D.C.", circa 1835, ovoid jar with tooled shoulder, rounded rim, and applied tab handles, the front decorated with a large flowering plant bearing fan-shaped blossoms in the manner of Henry Myers's Baltimore Stoneware Manufactory. Reverse shoulder decorated with three stylized flowers emanating from leafy stems. Brushed cobalt highlights to handle terminals. Provenance: From a Virginia private collection. Excellent condition with two minor base nicks.


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