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Americana & Fine Antiques Featuring Virginia & The South
734 lots | 733 with images
June 23, 2012
2177 Green Valley Lane
Mt. Crawford, VA, 22841 USA
Description: EXCEPTIONAL STRASBURG, VIRGINIA MOLDED AND DECORATED EARTHENWARE CAT FIGURE, lead and manganese glaze over a light yellow slip wash, solid right-facing seated figure with tail to front over the haunches, stamped oval eye-like device delineating eyes, ears and mouth, raised on a conforming base with boldly notched edge. Probably S. Bell & Son, Strasburg, VA.
Condition Report: Exceptional condition with only a minute glaze flake to ridge of back and front foot, otherwise only very light wear to base corners.View additional info and full condition report »
Description: OUTSTANDING STRASBURG, VIRGINIA DECORATED STONEWARE JAR, salt glazed, approximately 4 gallon capacity, elongated ovoid form with an angled-collar rim and slightly arched tab handles. Exuberant brushed bright cobalt decoration comprising tripartite leaves, flowers, vines and plumes full round, additional cobalt on top of handles. Attributed to the shop of John and James Miller, Strasburg, VA.
Condition Report: Undamaged except for a chip and several flakes to handles and a shallow chip at base.View additional info »
Description: STRASBURG, VIRGINIA DECORATED STONEWARE JAR, salt glazed, approximately 1 gallon capacity, bold ovoid form with a slightly rounded rim, arched tab handles, and a pronounced foot. Brushed cobalt quatrefoil petal and feather decoration both sides. Extensive lightly inscribed potter's ciphering evident on both sides also. Attributed to the shop of John and James Miller, Strasburg, VA.
Condition Report: Chipping to both handles, otherwise undamaged.View additional info »
Description: STRASBURG, VIRGINIA MOLDED EARTHENWARE JARDINIÈRE, white-painted exterior, Nautilus shell-form with textured exterior and cut-out hole in base for mounting. Old white paint over the original white-slip wash. Attributed to Levi Begerly working at the J. Eberley & Co. Pottery, Strasburg, VA.
Condition Report: Sealed crack in one side that likely occurred during firing, otherwise undamaged.View additional info »
Description: W. H. LEHEW (ATTRIBUTED), STRASBURG, VIRGINIA DECORATED STONEWARE MILK PAN, salt glazed, "1 1/2" gallon capacity stamp, shallow conical form with squared rim and slightly arched handles. Brushed cobalt hanging flower and swag decoration on both sides, additional cobalt at handle terminals. Attributed to W. H. Lehew & Co., Strasburg, VA.
Condition Report: Excellent condition with only a very light hairline at base and light interior wear.View additional info »