November 5, 2005 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 83

Price Realized: $4,950.00
($4,500 hammer, plus 10% buyer's premium).

November 5, 2005 Auction Catalog

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Outstanding Two Gallon Stoneware Jar with Elaborate Flowering Urn Decoration, Baltimore, MD, origin, circa 1825, ovoid jar with flaring collar, tooled shoulder, and open loop handles, decorated front and back with a large slip-trailed cobalt plant extending from an open-handled urn. Urn decorated with several dots. Ends of plant stems on the left and right decorated with numerous dots resembling grapes. Collar decorated with a dramatic zig-zagging line of cobalt. Handle terminals brushed with cobalt. One of the most ornately-decorated Baltimore stoneware jars known. 4" and 4 1/4" L-shaped sections reglued at base. 1 3/4" x 3/4" missing wedge on underside. Height 11 3/4".