Sharptown, MD (Eastern Shore) Advertising Crock

November 6, 2010 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 262

Price Realized: $1,035.00

($900 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare One-Gallon Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Jar with Eastern Shore of MD Advertising for a Sharptown Merchant, Baltimore, MD origin, circa 1875, cylindrical jar with tooled shoulder and squared rim, decorated with two-stemmed cobalt clover plants on each side, flanking the impressed and cobalt-highlighted advertising "TWILLEY & BENNETT / DEALERS IN DRYGOODS / GROCERIES & C / SHARPTOWN MD." 3" thin crack from rim. Faint 5" hairline at base, which may have occurred in the firing. H 9".

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