Exceptional Small GREENSBORO Stoneware Canning Jar w/ Thistle Decoration

October 26, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 228

Price Realized: $3,540.00

($3,000 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Very Rare Small-Sized Stoneware Canning Jar with Stenciled Cobalt Thistle Decoration, Stenciled "Greensboro.", Greensboro, PA origin, circa 1870, tapered jar with tooled shoulder and semi-rounded "wax sealer" rim, decorated with a stenciled design of a thistle below the town name, "Greensboro". Freehand stripe decoration below rim. The thistle is among the rarest and most prized stenciled motifs in Greensboro stoneware. This jar, potted in an exceptional small size, features crisp stenciling to this design. Shallow chipping to shoulder molding. Wear to top of rim. Minor wear to inner wax sealer rim. H 6 7/8".


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