Large-Sized Western PA Stoneware Canning Jar w/ Elaborate Freehand Cobalt Decoration

July 20, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 181

Price Realized: $1,003.00

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

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Large-Sized Stoneware Canning Jar with Elaborate Freehand Cobalt Decoration, Western PA origin, circa 1870, tapered jar with tooled shoulder and semi-rounded "wax sealer" rim, decorated with a freehand curving vine motif between straight and wavy stripes. A long curving crack from rim on reverse, extending onto left side of jar's front. A 3 1/4" reglued section to rim with a 3 1/2" vertical hairline extending through it. A 3/4" glazed-over base chip. H 9 5/8".

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