Extremely Rare Stoneware Jar w/ Cobalt Federal Shield Decoration, probably Kentucky, c1825-40

Fall 2020 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 142

Price Realized: $1,080.00

($900 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Extremely Rare One-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Cobalt Federal Shield Decoration, probably KY origin, circa 1825-1840, ovoid jar with footed base, tooled shoulder, flattened rim, and small tab handles, decorated on the front with a brushed design of a Federal shield with star and stripes. Reverse decorated with an unusual design of a flowering plant emanating from a stylized ground with shrubs. Cobalt highlights to tops of handles and a wavy stripe of cobalt below each handle. Chips to rim, base, and handles.

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