VIRGINIA MERCHANT'S STENCILED STONEWARE JAR, salt-glazed, approximately half-gallon capacity, cylindrical form with beaded shoulder and rounded rim, Albany-slip glazed interior. Stenciled cobalt "E. J. MILLER, SON / & CO. / CHINA & / GLASSWARE. / ALEXANDRIA, VA.", with additional small diamond and elliptical ornaments. Circa 1885. 8 1/4" H, 4 1/2" D rim. Provenance: Property of a Virginia estate collection.
Undamaged with outstanding color contrast.