Lot of Two: 1 Gal. JOHN BELL / WAYNESBORO Stoneware Jars

October 26, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 476

Price Realized: $147.50

($125 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Two One-Gallon Stoneware Jars Stamped "JOHN BELL / WAYNESBORO'," PA origin, circa 1850-1880, both of cylindrical form with tooled shoulders and squared rims, decorated with brushed swags around the shoulder. Lighter jar in excellent, essentially as-made condition with some traces of old red and green paint to surface. Darker jar with a thin 4 3/4" crack extending from base and restoration covering underside, although a view of the interior base reveals no damage.

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