Stoneware Jug with Large WHEELING, W. VA Advertising Stencil

July 20, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 452

Price Realized: $517.50

($450 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare Wheeling, WV Stenciled Stoneware Advertising Jug, Western PA origin, circa 1875, approximately one-gallon, semi-ovoid jug with tooled shoulder and spout, featuring the boldly-stenciled cobalt advertising "FROM / HOUSTON & REED / WHOLESALE DRUGGISTS / WHEELING, W. VA.". Additional leaf-shaped stenciled accents. A rare merchant name with unusually-large stenciling. Excellent condition with a tiny spout nick.

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