Description : An antique Stoneware Fruit or Canning Jar with cobalt-stenciled Maker Advertising, Half-Gallon capacity, SW Pennsylvania origin, c. Wheel-thrown, tapered form with eased shoulder, rounded outer rim and integrated Wax Sealer inner rim. Salt-glazed exterior; Albany or Mineral Slip interior.Decorated with a curvilinear, banner-like makers stencil JAS. HAMILTON / GREENSBORO PA surrounding a leafy stem and foliate accents in bold, blue cobalt. His stenciled and brushed wares are highly sought after by seasoned collectors. See Internet for further information.
Condition : Very Good+ to Excellent overall with strong color, desirable size and highly sought-after Greensboro maker. Minor imperfections are noted below. Inner Rim with some minor wear from use, including a few small nicks and shallow flakes, as shown. Body is in excellent, undamaged condition with some minor discoloration (in-the-making) near the upper left of the stencil work.
Base with slight wear along the perimeter edge; otherwise excellent. Super clean inside and out. No cracks, no repairs, no restoration work.
Desirable Half-Gallon size; holds precisely 8 Cups! See photos for complete details and close-ups. Please consider them as part of the description. Measures 8H x 5-3/8W overall with an outer rim diameter of 4-1/8. Good Luck, thanks for watching, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily.
The item "Antique Stoneware PA 2-Qt Wax Sealer Fruit Jar, Jas Hamilton, Greensboro, c1875" is in sale since Tuesday, December 22, 2020. 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.