Two (2) cobalt decorated salt-glazed stoneware jars, possibly Southwestern Virginia. 1st item: Jar with freehand floral decoration to one side. Unmarked. 14 1/4" H x 8 3/8" W. 2nd item: 1 1/2-gallon jar with freehand feather designs to each side, additional decorations at terminus of lug handles above stamped "1 1/2" denoting capacity, and traces of cobalt to interior. Unmarked. 10 3/4" H x 7 3/4" W. Last quarter 19th century. Provenance: Wythe County, Virginia collection. CONDITION: All items in overall good condition with scattered firing flaws and wear commensurate with age. 1st item: Old hairline below handles. 2nd item: Hairlines, largest 13 1/2", extending from rim to base. Chips, largest 3/4" x 1 1/4", to rim, handles, and body.
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