H. F. BEHRENS / WHEELING, WV Stoneware Canning Jar w/ Profuse Stenciled Advertising

October 17, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 492

Price Realized: $345.00

($300 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Canning Jar with Wheeling, WV Advertising, Western PA origin, circa 1875, cylindrical jar with tooled shoulder and wax sealer rim, featuring the stenciled advertising "H.F. BEHRENS / GROCER. / 2217 & 2219 / MARKET STREET / WHEELING. W. VA. / 3601 JACOBS / SOUTH BRANCH". Finely-stenciled tulip below the name "BEHRENS". Block stenciling at base. A 1 1/8" in-the-firing base chip. A 1" rim chip. Areas of shallow chipping along interior of rim. H 6 5/8".

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