Five-Gallon HAMILTON & JONES / GREENSBORO / PA Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Jar

Summer 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 288

Price Realized: $780.00

($650 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Five-Gallon Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Jar, Stenciled "HAMILTON & JONES. / GREENSBORO. / PA," circa 1875, cylindrical jar with tooled shoulder, semi-rounded rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with Hamilton & Jones maker's stenciling accented with small stenciled tulips, diamonds, scrollwork, and flourishes. Freehand straight and wavy stripes above. Base with stenciled "5" flanked by stenciled flourishes, above a freehand stripe. Cobalt highlights to handle terminals. Very nice condition. A minor chip to shoulder molding. Minor wear to surface/cobalt on front. A 1 1/4" in-the-firing surface separation on underside, continuing 2" up front, not visible on interior. Minor staining. H 15 1/2".

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