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Ovoid One Gallon Freehand Blue Decorated Lidded Storage Jar

Possibly Attributed to Annapolis, Indiana

Circa 1850s: Here is a wonderful 10" one gallon lidded ovoid storage jar with whimsical bold cobalt blue freehand decoration. When longtime Indiana stoneware expert Dr. Anthony Charles Stringfellow examined this jar, he immediately informed us that it is most probably from Annapolis, Indiana. "When you see a roomful of these pieces together," he commented, "you can tell by the ears and the clay that they are from Annapolis." Of course, we have never had the opportunity to view an entire collection of Annapolis, Indiana, stoneware as even a single piece is rare to find on the open market; so we are selling this jar as an early Midwestern (Indiana or Ohio) blue decorated one gallon ovoid storage jar. There is a minor flake on the back of the upper lip and a minor flake on the lid, but there are no cracks or repairs on this neat jar. We do not know if the lid is original to the piece, of course, but it came with the jar when we bought it; so we are selling the lid with the jar.

Antique American Stoneware Indiana or Ohio Cobalt Decorated Storage Jar

Antique American Stoneware Indiana or Ohio Cobalt Decorated Storage Jar

Antique American Stoneware Indiana or Ohio Cobalt Decorated Storage Jar

Antique American Stoneware Indiana or Ohio Cobalt Decorated Storage Jar

Antique American Stoneware Indiana or Ohio Cobalt Decorated Storage Jar

Antique American Stoneware Indiana or Ohio Cobalt Decorated Storage Jar

Antique American Stoneware Indiana or Ohio Cobalt Decorated Storage Jar

One Gallon Ovoid Jar
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