SHENANDOAH VALLEY OF VIRGINIA EARTHENWARE / REDWARE CANNING JARS, LOT OF TWO, lead-glazed, and manganese- and lead-glazed, approximately half-gallon capacity, comprising an ovoid example with delicate grooved wax-seal rim and clamshell-like cut-off lines under base, and a cylindrical example with galleried rim and inner ledge, each fully glazed under base. Ovoid example probably New Market area, Shenandoah Co., other attributed to Isaac Good, Rockingham Co. Circa 1840-1880. 8 1/2" H, 3 1/4" D rim, and 8" H, 4" D rim. Literature: Light-color example closely parallels Evans/Suter - A Great Deal of Stone & Earthen Ware, p. 87, fig. 161. Provenance: From a Virginia private collection.
Purchased from Mary Cramer, Bridgewater, VA.
Ovoid example undamaged except for a few minor flakes, other with loss to rim and two chips to base.