Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc., Inc.
Live Auction

December 1, 2023: Premier Americana – Day One

Fri, Dec 1, 2023 09:00AM EST
Lot 1157

STAMPED "SOLOMON BELL / STRASBURG VA", SHENANDOAH VALLEY OF VIRGINIA STONEWARE JARS, LOT OF TWO

Estimate: $100 - $200
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STAMPED "SOLOMON BELL / STRASBURG VA", SHENANDOAH VALLEY OF VIRGINIA STONEWARE JARS, LOT OF TWO, each salt-glazed with squared rims and beaded neck rings, comprising an ovoid-form example with small mouth and a cylindrical-form example with slight shoulder. Solomon Bell (1817-1882), Strasburg, VA. 1850-1880. 8 7/8" HOA.
Literature: Stamps as Comstock - Pottery of the Shenandoah Valley Region, p. 211, figs. 5.31 and 5.34.

Condition

Each having rims with some scattered flakes and a chip; cylindrical example having an additional tight curved rim hairline. 

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From a private Virginia collection.