Unusual Alkaline-Glazed Southern Stoneware Jar w/ Impressed Circle and Star Motif

March 23, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 80

Price Realized: $177.00

($150 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Rare Two-Gallon Salt-Glazed Stoneware Jar with Large Impressed Circle-and-Star Motif, Southern origin, second or third quarter 19th century, ovoid jar with slightly-flared collar and finely-formed, thin strap handles with depressed terminals, the surface covered in a heavy salt glaze including large drips descending from the rim. Impressed under one handle with a unusual 2 1/2" diameter stamp consisting of a four-point star surrounded by scrolled accents within a circle. Two shallow chips to one handle. A nick and light wear to opposite handle. Light surface wear. Minor rim wear.

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