Very Rare FREMONT, NC Stoneware Advertising Jar, Baltimore, circa 1880

July 19, 2014 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 508

Price Realized: $517.50

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

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July 19, 2014 Auction Catalog

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Very Rare Fremont, North Carolina Stoneware Advertising Jar, Baltimore, MD origin, circa 1880, one-gallon, cylindrical jar with tooled shoulder and squared rim, featuring the impressed advertising "C. D. BEST / GENERAL MERGHANT. / FREMONT, N. C.". Sides of jar decorated with two large brushed clovers. This jar was made in Baltimore, Maryland for the North Carolina merchant, C.D. Best. Baltimore advertising stoneware made for the North Carolina market is considered very difficult-to-find. Salt drip on shoulder. 3" tight Y-shaped hairline to shoulder, partially visible on interior. Some minor chipping to bottom edge of rim.


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