AMERICAN BLUE AND WHITE FLYING BIRDS STONEWARE KITCHEN ARTICLES, LOT OF FIVE, comprising a cylindrical-form cookie jar lacking cover, featuring soaring birds flanked by flowers to one side and Love Birds pattern to reverse, and four examples depicting soaring birds and flower design only including a covered bowl, two low-form bowls, and a cylindrical grease jar lacking cover. Together with a light blue stoneware cat face soap dish and a 7" D cover. Seven pieces total. Late 19th/first quarter 20th century. 6 1/4" HOA.
Literature: Taylor & the Lowrances - Collector's Encyclopedia of Salt Glaze Stoneware, Flying Bird examples p. 162, fig. bottom, right, p. 163, figs. bottom, p. 185, figs. bottom, p. 188, fig. top; cat face dish p. 221, fig. middle.
Soap dish and cover undamaged; Flying Bird examples having some imperfections including most with hairlines, cookie jar with a minor rim chip, and covered bowl having a rim chip and cover with two chips to underside edge.
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From the collection of Betty Driver, Broadway, VA.