Virginia cobalt decorated stoneware jar by Henry Lowndes (d. 1842), Petersburg, Virginia. One side with stylized floral cobalt decoration and the other side signed in cobalt HENRY LOWNDES/MAKER/PETERSBURG,VA, with additional cobalt applied to the handles. 10" H. Second quarter of the 19th century. CONDITION: 4" hairline separation from rim to mid-body. Firing flaw to rim. Two old paint drips to inside upper rim.
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