Rare Baltimore Stoneware Canning Jar w/ Floral Decoration, circa 1820

Summer 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 298

Price Realized: $270.00

($225 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Rare One-Gallon Stoneware Canning Jar with Cobalt Floral Decoration, Baltimore, MD origin, circa 1820, cylindrical jar with footed base and narrow opening with squared rim, decorated completely around the shoulder with a stem bearing tulips and graduated leaves. Unusual one-gallon capacity mark at shoulder. Exceptional form, rarely seen from this period. A thin 5" crack on underside, extending 5 1/2" diagonally up body of jar in one place and 1 1/2" up base of jar in another place. Minor traces of old red paint to surface. H 10 1/2".

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