Rare RAGER, LLOYD & CO. / Palatine, W. VA Stoneware Cream Jar w/ Brown Slip Decoration

Spring 2020 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 137

Price Realized: $420.00

($350 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Rare One-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Brown Slip Decoration, Stenciled "RAGER LLOYD & CO. / Palatine. WV," circa 1875, ovoid jar with semi-rounded rim, featuring Rager Lloyd & Co. maker's stenciling surrounding a stenciled foliate motif. Shoulder decorated with brushed swag. Freehand stripe decoration to shoulder and base. Decoration is applied in highly unusual brown slip with a greenish cast, possibly Albany slip or manganese. This jar is the first piece of salt-glazed stoneware from Palatine that we have offered featuring decoration applied in a slip other than cobalt. Excellent, essentially as-made condition.

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