Two (2) Virginia cobalt decorated salt-glazed stoneware jars. 1st item: H.J. Miller and Company, Alexandria, VA jar stenciled "H. J. Miller & Co./Wholesale/Dealers in/Queensware, China/Glassware & C./65 King St./Alexandria. VA.," surmounted by a free hand wavy line decoration, with additional line decorations to neck and base, all to one side. 9 1/2" H x 6" W. 2nd item: Smith County, VA 3-gallon jar with freehand garland and dot decorations surrounding a "3" denoting capacity to upper shoulder and body, all on one side. Unmarked. 14" H x 9 1/4" W. Last quarter 19th century. Provenance: Wythe County, Virginia collection. CONDITION: Both items in overall good condition with scattered firing flaws and expected wear for age. 2nd item: Chips, largest 3/4", to rim and base. Later whitish silver stains, largest 2 1/2", to body.
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