Eight-Gallon HAMILTON & JONES / GREENSBORO / PA Stoneware Jar w/ Elaborate Decoration

Fall 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 164

Price Realized: $450.00

($375 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

PLEASE NOTE:  This result is 2 years old, and the American ceramics market frequently changes. Additionally, small nuances of color, condition, shape, etc. can mean huge differences in price. If you're interested in having us sell a similar item for you, please contact us here.

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Eight-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Elaborate Cobalt Decoration, Stenciled "HAMILTON & JONES. / GREENSBORO. / PA," circa 1875, semi-ovoid jar with tooled shoulder, semi-rounded rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with freehand stripes and vining to the shoulder area and Hamilton & Jones maker's stenciling flanked by freehand and stylized flourishes at the midsection. Base with freehand "8" flanked by flourishes and underscored by wavy stripes. Cobalt highlights to handle terminals. One handle with a 1 3/4" chip and 1" chip. Thin cracks throughout opposite handle. Network of tight cracks in underside, including two cracks extending partway up front of jar. A few very minor flakes below rim. Two minor nicks to molding below rim. H 19 3/4".

Important Note: This piece is too large to be sent via our standard in-house shipping. It should either be picked up at our gallery or shipped using a third-party shipper of your choice.

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