Extremely Rare Small STAR POTTERY Stoneware Canning Jar w/ Cherries Decoration

October 26, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 229

Price Realized: $2,950.00

($2,500 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Extremely Rare Stoneware Canning Jar with Stenciled Cobalt Cherries Decoration, Stenciled "STAR POTTERY", Hamilton & Jones, Greensboro, PA, circa 1870, cylindrical jar with rounded shoulder and semi-rounded "wax sealer" rim, decorated with a stenciled design of a cluster of three cherries hanging from a leafy stem, below the stenciled maker's mark, "STAR POTTERY.". Freehand cobalt stripe below rim. This jar is believed to be one of only two "STAR POTTERY" examples known with a stenciled cherries motif. One small in-the-firing contact mark to the left and right sides of the jar. Wear to top of rim. Minor wear to inner wax sealer rim. A very shallow 7/8" base chip. H 7".


Extremely Rare Small STAR POTTERY Stoneware Canning Jar w/ Cherries DecorationExtremely Rare Small STAR POTTERY Stoneware Canning Jar w/ Cherries DecorationExtremely Rare Small STAR POTTERY Stoneware Canning Jar w/ Cherries DecorationExtremely Rare Small STAR POTTERY Stoneware Canning Jar w/ Cherries Decoration

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