Sipe, Nichols & Co, Williamsport, PA Stoneware Man-in-the-Moon Jar

January 30, 2010 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 198

Price Realized: $2,530.00

($2,200 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare One-Gallon Stoneware Cream Jar with Cobalt Man-in-the-Moon Decoration, Stamped "SIPE, NICHOLS & CO. / Williamsport, Pa.," circa 1875, ovoid jar with flattened rim, decorated with the facial profile of a long-nosed man flanked by a leafy stem. A desirable Central PA decoration, the man-in-the-moon design is significantly rarer on Williamsport examples than on those by Cowden & Wilcox of Harrisburg. As-made condition with two horizontal contact marks on front and shallow contact mark on rim. H 8".

Sipe, Nichols & Co, Williamsport, PA Stoneware Man-in-the-Moon Jar

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