Rare WEST TROY / NY / POTTERY Stoneware Open-Handled Jar w/ Springfield, MA Script Advertising

March 19, 2016 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 25

Price Realized: $460.00

($400 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare Three-Gallon Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Jar with Springfield, MA Advertising, Stamped Twice "WEST TROY / N.Y. / POTTERY.", circa 1875, cylindrical jar with rounded shoulder, narrow mouth, and two open handles, featuring the slip-trailed advertising "Benj Spear / Springfield Mass". Impressed on front and reverse with West Troy Pottery maker's mark above a three-gallon capacity mark, both highlighted in cobalt. Exceptional form. A thin circular crack at base of one handle. Otherwise excellent, essentially as-made condition.




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