Stoneware Canning Jar Advertising GEORGE L. HILL / FREDERICKTOWN

October 17, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 500

Price Realized: $316.25

($275 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare Stoneware Canning Jar, Stenciled "GEORGE L. HILL / FREDERICKTOWN, PA", Western PA origin, circa 1875, tapered jar with semi-rounded wax-sealer rim, the front featuring the highly-unusual merchant stenciling, "GEORGE L. HILL / FREDERICKTOWN / PA". Stenciled flourishes flank the abbreviation "PA" and appear above the name. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, recently-discovered in Ohio. Excellent, essentially as-made condition. H 8 3/8".

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