Rare Railroad Worker Spongeware Mug att. Pfaltzgraff Pottery

October 25, 2014 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 297

Price Realized: $862.50

($750 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare Railroad Worker Spongeware Presentation Mug, attributed to the Pfaltzgraff Pottery, early 20th century, flared mug with sponge-decorated surface and silhouetted design of a flag bearing the brushed inscription "J. Keller / R.F. of E. / Wyo. Div." This mug was made for Joseph Keller, Road Foreman of Engines, Wyoming Valley (PA) Division of the Lehigh Valley Railroad. Keller assumed this role in 1901. Excellent, essentially as-made condition. H 3 7/8".


Rare Railroad Worker Spongeware Mug att. Pfaltzgraff PotteryRare Railroad Worker Spongeware Mug att. Pfaltzgraff PotteryRare Railroad Worker Spongeware Mug att. Pfaltzgraff Pottery

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