Unusual 4-Gallon Stoneware Jar, possibly Vestal Family, Washington County, VA

Spring 2020 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 9

Price Realized: $840.00

($700 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Unusual Four-Gallon Salt-Glazed Stoneware Jar, Southern U.S. origin, possibly Vestal Family, Washington County, VA, mid 19th century, highly-ovoid jar with tooled shoulder, semi-squared rim, and inverted-U-shaped handles. Incised "4" at shoulder. Provenance: Previously acquired from a resident of the town of Floyd in Floyd County, VA. Excellent condition with a shallow chip to one handle and some light surface wear.

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