Fine 12 Gal. HAMILTON & JONES / GREENSBORO, PA Stoneware Jar

October 26, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 285

Price Realized: $944.00

($800 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

PLEASE NOTE:  This result is 2 years old, and the American ceramics market frequently changes. Additionally, small nuances of color, condition, shape, etc. can mean huge differences in price. Please Contact Us for a Current, Accurate assessment of your items.

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Twelve-Gallon Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Jar, Stenciled "HAMILTON & JONES. / GREENSBORO, / PA.," circa 1875, large-sized, cylindrical jar with tooled shoulder, semi-squared rim, and applied lug handles, profusely-decorated with freehand stripes and vining at the shoulder, Hamilton & Jones maker's stenciling surrounded by stenciled flourishes and a diamond border, along with a stenciled "12" flanked by flourishes and underscored by a stripe at base. Cobalt highlights to handle terminals. Excellent condition with some light surface wear to reverse. H 21 3/8".

Important Note: Due to its very large size, we are unable to ship this crock. If you will not be attending the auction in person, you can, of course, still bid on it, but you must make arrangements to come and pick it up or have someone else do so for you. Thanks very much!

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