W. H. FARRAR & CO. / GEDDES, NY Stoneware Jar with Elaborate Floral Decoration

Summer 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 281

Price Realized: $840.00

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

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Two-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Elaborate Cobalt Floral Decoration, Stamped "W.H. FARRAR & CO. / GEDDES, N.Y.," circa 1860, highly-ovoid jar with tooled shoulder, flared collar, and applied lug handles, decorated with a brushed and slip-trailed design of three flowers emanating from a series of leaves. Slip-trailed "2" to shoulder. Cobalt highlights to maker's mark. Small rim chips. Chipping to interior of rim. Some light staining to reverse. A faint Y-shaped line to underside, connecting to a small faint T-shaped line at base. H 11".

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