Fine Three-Gallon Western PA Stoneware Jar with Freehand Cobalt Decoration

Spring 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 184

Price Realized: $2,760.00

($2,300 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Fine Three-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Freehand Cobalt Decoration, Western PA origin, circa 1865, semi-ovoid jar with tooled shoulder, semi-rounded rim, incised banding to midsection, and unusual, crescent-shaped lug handles; decorated with an artistic brushed design of an undulating fuchsia vine between freehand stripes. Delicate spotted brushwork to the blossoms. Further decorated below with a dramatic looping "3," flanked by curved dashes, along with wavy stripes above and below. Excellent, essentially as-made condition with a minor nick to end of one handle. H 13 1/2".

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