Rare Baltimore Stoneware J. GRASBINDER Bottle

July 19, 2014 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 377

Price Realized: $143.75

($125 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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July 19, 2014 Auction Catalog

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Rare Salt-Glazed Stoneware Bottle, Stamped "J. GRASBINDER," Baltimore, MD origin, circa 1853, with rounded spout, the upper body with rare impressed "J. GRASBINDER" mark. John Grasbinder was a mead and beer brewer located on 107 Lee St. in Baltimore, circa 1853, and the successor to C. Gerber. Sealed Y-shaped crack on underside, with one section of crack extending from base to neck of jug, visible to the right of the maker's mark. A second portion of the Y continues onto base, forming a very small Y there. H 10 1/4".

Rare Baltimore Stoneware J. GRASBINDER BottleRare Baltimore Stoneware J. GRASBINDER Bottle

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