Rare NANTICOKE, MD Eastern Shore Stoneware Advertising Jar, Baltimore, circa 1870

March 19, 2016 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 190

Price Realized: $373.75

($325 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare Two-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Eastern Shore of Maryland Advertising, Baltimore, MD origin, circa 1870, cylindrical jar with tooled shoulder and squared rim, impressed with the advertising "J F JESTER / DEALER IN / DRY GOODS, GROCERIES & C / NANTICOKE MD". Brushed cobalt clover decoration to two sides. A nicely-decorated example of this popular Maryland stoneware genre. Restored cracks on underside, extending onto base. A top-to-bottom restored crack on undecorated side of jar. Two short hairlines to rim area.

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