November 1, 2008 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 250

Price Realized: $3,680.00
($3,200 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium).

November 1, 2008 Auction Catalog

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Rare Three-Gallon Stoneware Jar, Signed in Script "H Lowndes / Manufactor / Petersburg / Va," circa 1840, ovoid jar with semi-squared rim and applied lug handles, decorated with a brushed and slip-trailed cobalt tree of life design flanking the slip-trailed words "H Lowndes / Manufactor / Petersburg / Va." Additional slip-trailed looping line design extending from handle to handle. Slip-trailed "3" above maker's mark. Professionally restored handle chip. Otherwise as-made condition. H 13 3/4".