Lot of Two: Framed Billheads for J. BURGER, Rochester, NY, One Hand-signed by Burger

November 3, 2012 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 141

Price Realized: $488.75

($425 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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November 3, 2012 Auction Catalog

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Two J. Burger Stoneware Billheads, Rochester, NY, Dated 1885 and 1886, both titled "Bought of J. BURGER," and listing types of stoneware and Rockingham ware available, including images of stoneware forms. 1885 billhead includes pencil inscription, which reads "Received Payment. J. Burger / M. Benney," a possible Burger signature. Loss to corner of 1886 billhead, among other flaws. Other billhead with toning along bottom. Both with typical handwritten notations. Framed Dimensions: 23 1/2" x 13 3/4".

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