SHENANDOAH VALLEY OF VIRGINIA EARTHENWARE / REDWARE CANNING JARS, LOT OF TWO, lead-glazed, and manganese- and lead-glazed, approximately half-gallon capacity, each of bell form with deep galleried rim and fully glazed under base. Dark example with later landscape painting featuring a windmill on one side. Northern Rockingham or southern Shenandoah Co., possibly New Market, VA. Circa 1840-1860. 7" H, 4 1/4" D rim, 6 3/8" D base; and 7 1/2" H, 3 1/2" D rim, 6" D base. Provenance: From a Virginia private collection.
Purchased from Mary Cramer, Bridgewater, VA.
Lighter example with two shallow chips to base edge, other example with two sizable chips under base and a shallow chip to base edge.