Two-Gallon JAS. HAMILTON & CO. / GREENSBORO, PA Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Jug

Summer 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 304

Price Realized: $360.00

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

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Two-Gallon Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Jug, Stenciled "JAS. HAMILTON / & CO. / GREENSBORO / PA.," circa 1875, ovoid jug with tooled spout, decorated at the midsection with James Hamilton maker's stenciling and various stenciled motifs, including small tulips. Shoulder freehand decorated with a freehand swag and wavy striple. Base with freehand "2" flanked by dashes, above a freehand stripe. Cobalt highlights to handle terminals. Some crazing and in-the-firing contact marks to surface. A minor chip to molding at base of collar on reverse. A minuscule nick to interior of spout. Two slashes at base on front, accidently carved prior to the firing. H 14".

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