Rare Quart Stoneware Canner w/ Stenciled Samuel Cooper / Pittsburgh Advertising

March 14, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 504

Price Realized: $747.50

($650 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare One-Quart Stoneware Canning Jar with Cobalt Decoration, Stenciled "From / Samuel Cooper / No. 7 / Diamond / Pittsburgh," attributed to James Hamilton, & Co., Greensboro, PA origin, circa 1875, semi-ovoid canning jar with tooled shoulder and wax sealer rim, the front decorated with three freehands stripes and Samuel Cooper advertising. Exceptional small size. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, recently found in the Southern U.S. Excellent condition with some tiny nicks to shoulder molding, not visible on front, and a tiny stone ping to base. H 6 7/8".

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