Rare ROCKBRIDGE Stoneware Jar, John Morgan, Rockbridge County, VA, circa 1830

July 20, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 137

Price Realized: $708.00

($600 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Rare Two-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Drape Decoration, Stamped "ROCKBRIDGE", John Morgan, Rockbridge County, VA, circa 1830, ovoid jar with semi-squared rim and flattened tab handles, impressed at the shoulder with the large cobalt-highlighted maker's mark, "ROCKBRIDGE". Reverse decorated with a brushed dotted drape motif, related to Morgan's Manhattan training. Provenance: A recently-discovered example, which descended in the family of the consignor. Tight lines throughout body, some of which extend through to interior. These include a 5 3/8" hairline from rim on reverse. Minor base chips.


Rare ROCKBRIDGE Stoneware Jar, John Morgan, Rockbridge County, VA, circa 1830Rare ROCKBRIDGE Stoneware Jar, John Morgan, Rockbridge County, VA, circa 1830Rare ROCKBRIDGE Stoneware Jar, John Morgan, Rockbridge County, VA, circa 1830

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