Outstanding Small GREENSBORO Stoneware Canning Jar w/ Pears Decoration

October 26, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 230

Price Realized: $2,006.00

($1,700 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Outstanding Small-Sized Stoneware Canning Jar with Stenciled Cobalt Pears Decoration, Stenciled "Greensboro", Greensboro, PA, circa 1870, tapered jar with tooled shoulder and semi-rounded "wax sealer" rim, decorated with a stenciled design of two pears hanging from a leafy stem, below the stenciled town name, "Greensboro". Freehand cobalt stripe below rim. Desirable size and subject matter, featuring crisp stenciling. Excellent, essentially as-made condition with a minor pre-firing scratch to front, which is glazed over. H 6 3/4".

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