Two Ballardvale, MA Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Jars

Summer 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 91

Price Realized: $450.00

($375 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Two Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Jars, Stamped "BALLARD VALE / STONE WARE MF.G.O," circa 1880, a two-gallon jar with a brushed design of a leafy plant with flower at center, paired with a three-gallon jar with plant design. Smaller jar with a 1" chip to interior of rim, two smaller chips to exterior of rim, a large flake and two smaller chips to one handle, two small worn spots to opposite handle, and wear to interior of rim. Large jar with water glass staining, a rim chip, a short crack in top of rim, minor wear to interior of rim, and heavy wear to inner rim for lid. H (of smaller) 12".

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