Cumberland, MD Stoneware Advertising Jug

November 6, 2010 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 151

Price Realized: $1,150.00

($1,000 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare One-Gallon Cumberland, MD Stoneware Whiskey Jug, probably Palatine, WV, circa 1875, semi-ovoid jug with short rounded spout and applied handle, decorated with wavy cobalt stripes and the stenciled advertising "F. HIMMLER & CO., / DEALERS / IN PURE / RYE WHISKEY. / CUMBERLAND, / MD." Elaborate and crisp stenciling on this rare merchant name. A particularly fine example of Western MD advertising stoneware. Near mint condition with a minor nick to base of spout. H 11 5/8".

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