3 Gal. A.B. WHEELER / BOSTON, MASS. Stoneware Jug with Bird Decoration

November 2, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 100

Price Realized: $402.50

($350 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Three-Gallon Stoneware Advertising Jug with Large Cobalt Bird Decoration, Stamped "A.B. WHEELER & CO., / 69 Broad Street, / BOSTON, MASS.," circa 1875, cylindrical jug with semi-squared spout, decorated with slip-trailed design of a crest bird with long tail, perched on a leaf. In-the-making, glazed-over scratch to shoulder. Salt drip at base. Chip to top of spout, possibly in-the-firing. In-the-firing lines on underside. 1 3/4" x 3/8" chip to side of jug, possibly in-the-firing.

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