June 24 & 25, 2022: 42nd Semi-Annual Premier Americana Auction
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WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA STENCILED STONEWARE JAR, salt-glazed, designated three-gallon capacity, slightly ovoid form with flat-top rounded rim, beaded neck ring, applied arched handles, and Albany-slip glazed interior. Stenciled cobalt "Stephen H. Ward. / West Brownsville. Pa", stenciled design above and below, additional cobalt at handle terminals.

Condition: Excellent condition having two minor flakes to rim interior. Manufacturing flaws including glaze flakes to handle corners, probably as made.

Circa : Circa 1875.

Item Dimensions: 13 5/8" H, 8" D rim.

Provenance : From a Virginia private collection.

Estimate : 500 - 800

Attribution : Stephen H. Ward, West Brownsville, PA.

Catalog Note : Literature: Parallels Schaltenbrand - Big Ware Turners: The History and Manufacture of Pennsylvania Stoneware, p. 85, fig. bottom right.
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $250.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $632.50
Estimate: $500.00 - $800.00
Number Bids:7