Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc., Inc.
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March 3, 2023: Winter Americana Day 2

Fri, Mar 3, 2023 09:00AM EST
Lot 1037


Estimate: $100 - $200
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WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA DECORATED STONEWARE JARS, LOT OF TWO, salt-glazed, comprising a "3" gallon capacity mark jar of slightly ovoid form with a flat-top rounded rim, collared neck, medial double incised ring, and applied arched handles, and an approximately half-gallon capacity canner, having slight conical form with grooved wax-seal rim, each with Albany-slip glazed interior. Each having brushed cobalt decorations including jar with Roman numeral "III" gallon capacity mark, horizontal trumpet flower, tulip flower, stripe below rim and between flowers, and additional cobalt to handle terminals, and canner with three parallel stripes to front. Jar attributed to Norval Greenland, possibly working as Greenland Pottery or Uniontown Pottery, Uniontown, PA. Third quarter 19th century. Canner 8 3/4" H, 4 1/2" DOA rim and jar 13 1/4" HOA.
Literature: For similar three-gallon capacity mark see Hunter (ed.) - Ceramics in America 2011, p. 115, fig. 8, "The Stoneware Years of the Thompson Potters of Morgantown, West Virginia, 1854-1890", by Richard Duez and Don Horvath with Brenda Hornsby Heindl; flowers parallel Schaltenbrand - Big Ware Turners: The History and Manufacture of Pennsylvania Stoneware, p. 164, fig. bottom.
Provenance: From the collection of Bob and Dixie Moore, Deer Park, MD.


Canner with filled in chip below shoulder and two moderate flakes to rim; jar with glued repair to broken base fragment with associated curved crack to medial body.

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