8 Gal. J. WEAVER, Beaver, PA Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Floral Decoration

March 23, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 147

Price Realized: $501.50

($425 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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March 23, 2019 Auction Catalog

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Scarce Eight-Gallon Stoneware Churn with Elaborate Cobalt Floral Decoration, Stamped "J. WEAVER.", Beaver, PA origin, circa 1865, large-sized, semi-ovoid churn with heavily-tooled shoulder, ribbed lug handles, and tall collar with squared rim, decorated with a large sweeping vine bearing six open-centered fuchsia blossoms. Shoulder impressed with "J. WEAVER" maker's mark above an eight-gallon capacity mark. Brushed cobalt highlights to handle terminals. Exceptional size and desirable form, featuring strong Western PA brushwork. Significant cracks to underside, one of which continues 14 1/2" up side of churn, another that continues approximately 8 3/4" up front of churn, and a third which forms a tight spider crack to bottom half of churn's reverse side. Some additional tight lines to surface. Heavy flakes to interior base from use. H 19 3/4".


8 Gal. J. WEAVER, Beaver, PA Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Floral Decoration8 Gal. J. WEAVER, Beaver, PA Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Floral Decoration8 Gal. J. WEAVER, Beaver, PA Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Floral Decoration8 Gal. J. WEAVER, Beaver, PA Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Floral Decoration

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