Rare Greensboro, PA Stoneware Canning Jar w/ Hanging Thistle Decoration

Summer 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 277

Price Realized: $3,120.00

($2,600 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Rare Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Canning Jar with Hanging Thistle Decoration, Stenciled "Greensboro.," Greensboro, PA origin, circa 1870, tapered jar with tooled shoulder and semi-rounded "wax sealer" rim, decorated with a stenciled design of a thistle with scarce downward-facing orientation, below the stenciled town name, "Greensboro." Freehand cobalt stripe above. Desirable form and highly-prized Western PA stenciled motif. Excellent condition with a few minuscule nicks to shoulder molding, a minuscule nick to inner wax sealer rim, a tiny chip to interior of rim, some minor bubbling/spalling to cobalt, and some faint traces of old green paint to surface. H 7".

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