Monumental 20 Gal. A. P. DONAGHHO / PARKERSBURG, WV Stoneware Crock

July 21, 2012 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 264

Price Realized: $1,495.00

($1,300 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Auction Highlight:  West Virginia Stoneware

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Rare Twenty-Gallon Stoneware Jar, Stenciled "A.P. DONAGHHO / Parkersburg, W.Va.," circa 1880, very large cylindrical jar with tooled shouder, rounded rim, and applied lug handles with squared terminals, stenciled in bold letters across the front "EXCELSIOR POTTERY. / A.P. DONAGHHO / Parkersburg, W.Va". Stenciled words accented with a stenciled sunrise motif, stenciled bands flanking the maker's name, and two large sunburts flanking the number "20". A monumental example of West Virginia stoneware. Excellent condition. H 24 1/4".

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