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Emporium Auction | November 10, 2022

Thu, Nov 10, 2022 09:00AM EST
Lot 189

Five Pieces of Strasburg Virginia Stoneware

Estimate: $300 - $600

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

stoneware jug stamped "MILLER & DAVISON, STASBURG, VA.", 11-1/4 in.; storage jar with cobalt slip decoration at shoulder, stamped, "MILLER & WOODARD, STRASBURG VA", 9-3/4 in.; tapered low jar stamped "GEO W. MILLER, STRASBURG, VA.", 8-1/8 in.; storage jar with cobalt decoration at ridged shoulder stamped "M. HICKERSON, STRASBURG, VA.", 9-1/2 in.; storage jar with angled neck and cobalt leaf decoration stamped "W.H. LEHEW & CO, STRASBURG, VA.", 9 in., all with salt glaze and "1" capacity stamp inside coggle wheel circle

Provenance: Private Williamsburg, Virginia Collection


glaze voids, clay body anomalies and kiln debris as made, some residue to exteriors that illuminate under black light, surface abrasions and minor chips, underfired surfaces, jug with underfired areas and kiln marks around shoulders, Miller & Woodward piece with tape and rim edge frits and wear, Geo W. Miller jar with small 1/4 in. chip to rim, four large firing flaws around belly of jar, M. Hickerson jar with wear to rim edge, illumination to front of jar due to residue, two 1 in. base edge chips and edge wear, 1 in. clay body indention as made, W.H. Lehew jar with 1-1/2 in. and 3/4 in. chip to rim, hairline on base that runs up angled across lower half of jar for about 10 in., other associated hairlines, sticker, kiln debris, base edge wear

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