Rare "H. Loundes / Manufacturer / Petersburg, Va" Stoneware Jar

July 20, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 127

Price Realized: $1,003.00

($850 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Scarce One-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Tree-of-Life Decoration, Inscribed "H. Lowndes / Manufacturer / Petersburg, Va", circa 1845, ovoid jar with tooled shoulder, semi-squared rim, and applied lug handles, decorated on one side with a brushed and slip-trailed "tree-of-life" motif and on the opposite side with a large slip-trailed Henry Lowndes signature. Desirable size. Some in-the-firing bloated spots, primarily to floral-decorated sides, some of which burst during the firing. A 7/8" base flake. One handle with a small chip and minor wear. Some minor wear to top edge of rim.

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