Rare Quart-Sized A. P. DONAGHHO / PARKERSBURG, WV Stoneware Canning Jar

March 2, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 275

Price Realized: $230.00

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

PLEASE NOTE:  This result is 10 years old, and the American ceramics market frequently changes. Additionally, small nuances of color, condition, shape, etc. can mean huge differences in price. If you're interested in having us sell a similar item for you, please contact us here.

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Rare Quart-Sized Stoneware Canning Jar, Stenciled "A.P. DONAGHHO, / Parkersburg, W.Va.," circa 1880, squat-shaped, cylindrical jar with rounded shoulder and flared rim with "wax sealer" interior. Body of jar decorated with bold-faced Donaghho stenciling in capital letters, underscored by the town of origin "Parkersburg, W.Va.". An unusually-shaped, small-sized canning jar, which differs slightly from the well-known Donaghho "top hat" form. Possibly the smallest Donaghho jar we have ever offered. Thin, crescent-shaped contact mark with clay residue on shoulder. Additional 1 1/4" contact mark to side of jar. Small chip to inner wax sealer rim. H 5 3/8".




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