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A Pennsylvania Three Gallon Stoneware Crock with Cobalt Stars

Hamilton and Jones, Greensboro, Pennsylvania, Second Half 19th Century

a semi-ovoid crock with tooled neck and applied lug handles, with free hand and unusual cobalt stenciled decoration incluidng a large central five point open star, with a small closed star inside, foliate stencils flanking the large star, and two closed five pointed stars bracketing a capacity mark, the neck with a stripe accented by a series of cobalt dots, along with other stripes, free hand floral devices, and various straight and way lines. 

Height 14 inches.

Condition:

One small "cooked" area affecting the "o" and "n" in Hamilton. Tight 11" crack on back and bottom of crock. Loss to rear end of right handle.

Estimate: $300 - $500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,432
11/11/2020

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