Antique Stoneware A+ Mid-Atlantic Water Cooler Jar with Cobalt, PA MD VA, 19thC
An exceptional Stoneware Jar-Form Water Cooler with brushed Cobalt Floral descriptions, Mid-Atlantic US origin, probably Baltimore MD or Philadelphia PA Henry Remmey? Wheel-thrown, cylindrical form with heavily-tooled shoulder, squared rim, applied lug handles with medial ribbing and pronounced beaded base. Circular, Cobalt decorated bung hole on one side. There is an inscribed capacity mark (4) below one handle. Profusely-decorated with deep blue cobalt oxide slip. Artistic freehand brushwork, both sides , handles, etc. Upper shoulder with a heavy squiggle on one side; big dots on the other. Salt-glazed Exterior; Albany or Mineral Slip Interior. The photos are probably the best description.
Condition : Very Good++ to Excellent, completely original condition with strong color, desirable form and attractive decoration. One of the best decorated coolers I have handled, for sure. Rim has expected wear including rubs, shallow flakes and two small chips with associated hairlines, 1.75L and 0.75L, respectively.
Inherent glaze, surface and firing imperfections are noted for descriptive accuracy. Displays brilliantly from every angle; you can decide your favorite side. See photos for complete details and close-ups. Please consider them as part of the description. Measures 16H x 11-1/2W overall, including the handles.
The inner and outer rim diameters are 7-1/4 and 8-1/4, respectively. Good Luck, thanks for watching, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily.
The item "Antique Stoneware A+ Mid-Atlantic Water Cooler Jar with Cobalt, PA MD VA, 19thC" is in sale since Wednesday, March 31, 2021. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\China & Dinnerware\Stoneware".
The seller is "mgs1971" and is located in South Dartmouth, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Main Color: Bold Blue Cobalt on Gray, Salt-Glazed Stoneware
- Brand: Mid-Atlantic Stoneware, Baltimore MD or Philadelphia PA
- Model: Antique Cobalt Decorated Water Cooler
- Featured Refinements: Antique Stoneware
- Object Type: Antique Stoneware Water Cooler Jar w/ Cobalt Floral Decor
- Style: Primitive AAFA Country Folk Art Americana
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- MPN: 4 Gallon
- Color: Gray Salt-Glazed Stoneware w/ Brushed Blue Cobalt Decorations