Antique Stoneware Rare H&J Cherries Wax Sealer Fruit Jar, Greensboro PA, c. 1870
Description : An early Stoneware Fruit or Canning Jar with cobalt-stenciled Cherry Decoration, 1-Quart capacity, attributed to the firm of Hamilton & Jones, Greensboro, Pennsylvania, c. Wheel-thrown, tapered form with tooled shoulder, rounded outer rim and integrated Wax Sealer inner rim. Salt-glazed exterior; Albany or Mineral Slip interior. Decorated with a stenciled Cherry motif in blue cobalt: (3) cherries on a leafy stem with two serrated leaves. This stencil on this jar is identical to all other known Cherry Fruit Jars by H&J. Internet for further information on the maker, similar examples, etc. Condition : Very Good+ overall with strong color, desirable size and highly sought-after decoration. Minor imperfections are noted below. Inner/Outer Rims with expected wear, shallow flakes, etc consistent with age and use, as shown. Reverse Side , lower, with discoloration and a network of surface-only lines (in-the-making). Base is perimeter wear, including some shallow flakes on the perimeter.
No repaired damage or restoration work. It has not been cleaned. A sound investment ; highly-appropriate for the advanced collector. See photos for complete details and close-ups.
Please consider them as part of the description. 1-Quart capacity; measures only 6-3/4H x 4-5/8W overall with a rim diameter of 3-7/8. Good Luck, thanks for watching, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily. The item "Antique Stoneware Rare H&J Cherries Wax Sealer Fruit Jar, Greensboro PA, c. 1870" is in sale since Wednesday, December 16, 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.
- Main Color: Bold Blue Cobalt on Gray, Salt-Glazed Stoneware
- Brand: Hamilton & Jones, Greensboro, PA
- Model: Antique Cobalt Decorated Fruit or Canning Jar
- Featured Refinements: Antique Stoneware
- Object Type: Antique Stoneware Fruit or Canning Jar w/ Cobalt Advertising
- Style: Primitive AAFA Country Folk Art Americana
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- MPN: 1-Quart Fruit Jar
- Color: Salt Glazed Stoneware w/ Blue Cobalt Stencil Advertising