Stoneware Advertising Jug, J. Robbins & Son. / Fancy Grocers. / Bay Shore. / This jug not sold.

July 19, 2014 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 22

Price Realized: $603.75

($525 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare One-Gallon Bay Shore, Long Island, NY Stoneware Advertising Jug, attributed to the Fulper Pottery, Flemington, NJ, circa 1900, cylindrical jug with squared spout and Bristol-slip-glazed surface, featuring the cobalt inscription "J. Robbins & Son. / Fancy Grocers. / Bay Shore. / This jug not sold.". Bay Shore is located in the Town of Islip, in Suffolk County, along the South Shore of Long Island, New York. The land that become Bay Shore was purchased from the Secatogue Indians in 1708 by school teacher, John Mowbray, for several eel spears. By the late 19th century, Bay Shore had become a popular tourist and shopping district. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, consigned from the Northeastern U.S. Some staining and small iron pings to surface, shallow chipping to spout, wear to handle, and a tight, long horizontal line at base.

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