A Six Gallon Stoneware Crock with Stenciled Cobalt Eagle

James Hamilton & Co., Greensboro, Pennsylvania, Second Half 19th Century

with applied lug handles and elaborate free-hand and stenciled decorations, including a bold spread-winged eagle clutching arrows with a ribbon banner in its beak advertising Jas. Hamilton & Co. and Greensboro. Pa. below, the base with stenciled capacity mark flanked by floral devices and rim decorated with a bold stripe, neck with series of graduated slashes, base with similar stripe and cobalt at base of each handle. 

Height 17 inches.

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
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