WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA OVERSIZED DECORATED STONEWARE JAR, salt-glazed, stenciled "20" gallon capacity, cylindrical form with a slight shoulder, arched handles, rounded flat-top rim, and Albany-slip glazed interior. Bold brushed cobalt undulating floral vine decoration on front with striping at center and below rim, additional cobalt at handle terminals. Circa 1870-1880. 24 1/8" H, 12 7/8" D rim. Provenance: The collection of Ronnie and Neal Kite of Esmont, VA.
Excellent condition, light exterior-only spider hairline to reverser, one sizable chip to exterior rim.