Very Unusual New York City Stoneware Advertising Jug for "LESSER'S White & Fruit Syrup"

July 18, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 220

Price Realized: $201.25

($175 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare One-Gallon Stoneware Jug with New York City Fruit Syrup Advertising, probably New York City origin, circa 1880, cylindrical jug with tall spout and applied handle, featuring the impressed and cobalt-highlighted advertising "LESSER'S / Whites / & Fruit Syrup / 160 NORFOLK St / N.Y.". Decorated with a slip-trailed leaf design below. Excellent size and subject matter. A shallow chip to underside at edge. Shallow chips to spout, some of which are glazed over.

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