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A Pennsylvania Three Gallon Stoneware Jar with Freehand and Stenciled Cobalt Decoration

J. Littell & Co., Greensboro, Pennsylvania, Third Quarter 19th Century

straight-sided form with two applied lug handles, decorated with bright blue cobalt stenciled geometric floral motif and J. Littell & Co. Greensboro. Green Cour Pa. 

with freehand capacity designation flanked by short stripes, and two squiggles below rim. Chop-marked 3 on back of jar below tooled rim.

Height 13 1/4 inches.

A fine jar by a scarce maker, made even more desirable by the "Green Cour" addition. 

Condition:

Two "as made" areas (1 x 1 inch) lacking glaze at base on right. Firing pock on back side.

Estimate: $600 - $800
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,125
11/11/2020

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