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SCHERMERHORN POTTERY, RICHMOND, VIRGINIA DECORATED STONEWARE JAR, salt-glazed, designated three-gallon capacity, bold ovoid form with flanged rounded-top rim, triple incised shoulder rings. Brushed cobalt "3" above two dashes and a curved line, possibly an "S" or a "J" to each side, additional cobalt at handle terminals.

Condition: Mostly undamaged, foot having some minor scattered flakes, a chip to underside, and some interior grease residue.

Circa : 1817-1850.

Item Dimensions: 14" H, 7" D rim.

Provenance : From a North Carolina private collection.
Ex-collection of Gus Gee.
Acquired from Robert Hunter.

Estimate : 200 - 300

Attribution : John P. Schermerhorn (1788-1850), Richmond Factory, Henrico County, VA.

Catalog Note : Literature: Parallels Hunter (ed.) - Ceramics in America 2005, p. 77, fig. 32, "Rocketts' Red Glare: John P. Schermerhorn and the Early Richmond-Area Stoneware Industry" by Kurt C. Russ and W. Sterling Schermerhorn.
SCHERMERHORN POTTERY, RICHMOND, VIRGINIA DECORATED STONEWARE JAR
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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $310.00
Estimate: $200.00 - $300.00
Number Bids:14