Rare Ohio Stoneware Jug with December 24th Date and Initials

March 2, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 312

Price Realized: $1,092.50

($950 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Jug with 1863 Date, probably Ohio origin, cylindrical mug with tall spout and applied strap handle, the shoulder with incised wavy line decoration. Shoulder additionally decorated with a heavy cobalt drape design, along with the brushed cobalt inscription "S R Mc / 1863 Dec. 24". Desirable Civil War era date. Excellent condition. H 15 1/4".

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