WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA STENCILED STONEWARE JAR, salt-glazed, approximately half-gallon capacity, cylindrical form with slight shoulder, incised neck ring, and rounded rim, Albany-slip glazed interior. Stenciled cobalt "HAMILTON & JONES" arched above a bird in flight and "GREENSBORO. / PA.", with additional stenciled tulip ornaments. Circa 1875. 8 1/4" H, 4 1/2" D rim. Provenance: The collection of Ronnie and Neal Kite of Esmont, VA.
Undamaged with excellent color contrast.