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.