Lot of Three: Graduated 3, 4, and 5 Gal. Western PA Stoneware Jars w/ Freehand Numerals

October 26, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 486

Price Realized: $383.50

($325 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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A Graduated Group of Three Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Jars, Western PA origin, circa 1870, each of cylindrical form with handles and freehand decoration, inscribed "3," "4," and "5." Three-gallon jar in excellent, essentially as-made condition with a smooth in-the-firing contact mark on reverse. Four-gallon jar in very nice condition with some small chips to right handle. Five-gallon jar with a large, T-shaped crack at base, part of which extends onto underside, and some wear to surface.

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