Stamped "B. C Milbirn, / Alexa", Alexandria, Virginia. DECORATED STONEWARE JAR, salt-glazed, "2" gallon capacity mark, semi-ovoid form with a single incised shoulder ring below the collared neck and rounded rim, arched tab-like handles. Bold slip-trailed cobalt sunflower flanked by tulips on front, three tulips hanging from collar on reverse. Benedict Calvert Milburn (1805-1867), Wilkes Street pottery, Alexandria, VA. Circa 1847-1861. 12 1/2" H, 7" D rim.
STAMPED "H.C. SMITH / ALEX A / D C", ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA DECORATED STONEWARE JAR, salt glazed, approximately 4 gallon capacity, bold ovoid form with single incised ring, rounded rim, and arched tab handles, straight cut-off lines under base. Exuberant brushed cobalt decoration comprising a horizontal floral vine on front, three seven-petal vertical leaves on reverse, and a single five-petal leaf below each handle, additional cobalt at handle terminals. Strong full mark. Hugh Charles Smith's…
~ Decorated Stoneware Salt-glazed Three Gallon Pitcher, decorated in Cobalt Blue Leaves & Stamped "H. Smith/Alex A/D.C", Alexandria, Virginia . Made for Hugh Charles Smith at the Wilkes Street Pottery, Alexandria .
salt-glazed, "5" gallon capacity mark, ovoid form with beaded shoulder, deep collar, squared rim, and under-sized arched handles, Albany-slip glazed interior. Brushed cobalt horizontal foliate decoration featuring seven tulips, additional cobalt at handle terminals. Circa 1860. 15 1/2" H, 9" D rim. <BR><I>Flaking to rim, chipping to underside of both handles, light to moderate all-over wear.</I><BR> Provenance: The collection of Ronnie and Neal Kite of Esmont, VA.<BR>