Small Washington County, Virginia stoneware pitcher with elaborate cobalt floral decoration to the body and cobalt decoration to the spout and neck. 6 3/4" H x 4" dia. 2nd half of the 19th century. Provenance: Brad Swanson Collection, Abingdon, VA. Note: This pitcher was exhibited in the "Legacy in Clay: Pottery of Washington County, Virginia" 2005 exhibit, William King Regional Arts Center, Abingdon, VA. It was also illustrated in the "Legacy in Clay" museum exhibit catalog and in the book, "Great Road Style: The Decorative Arts Legacy of Southwest Virginia & Northeast Tennessee", Betsy K. White, University of Virginia, page 147, figure 134. CONDITION: Chip to inside edge of rim.
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