Fine Four-Gallon attrib. David Parr (Baltimore) Stoneware Jar w/ Profuse Decoration, c1825

Fall 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 179

Estimate: $500-$700.  A Note About Estimates

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Fine Four-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Profuse Cobalt Floral Decoration, attributed to David Parr, Sr., Baltimore, MD, circa 1825, ovoid jar with flared collar and arched tab handles, exuberantly-decorated with horizontal tulip motifs extending completely around the midsection and swags and hanging tulips at the shoulder on the front and reverse. Cobalt highlights to handle terminals. A beautifully potted and decorated example, exhibiting strong color. A filled 1 3/4" surface flake on underside, not visible on interior. A Y-shaped crack extends through this flake on underside, forming an additional Y at base of jar. A small chip to side of rim. Small base chips, one of which is glazed over. Two in-the-firing contact marks to far right side of reverse. H 14 1/4".



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