GETTY & CO. / PITTSBURGH, PA Stenciled Stoneware Liquor Advertising Jug

July 19, 2014 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 304

Price Realized: $431.25

($375 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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One-Gallon Pittsburgh, PA Stoneware Advertising Jug, Western PA origin, circa 1875, ovoid jug with tooled spout, decorated with two freehand stripes and the stenciled cobalt advertising "GETTY & CO. / WHOLESALE LIQUOR / DEALERS / 180 & 182 FIRST AVE. / PITTSBURGH. PA.". Cobalt brushed at upper handle terminal. Area of scratches to surface on left side of jug. Small glazed-over chip on side of spout. Smaller post-firing chip on reverse of spout.

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