Lot of Two: STRASBURG, VA Stoneware Jars Marked SOLOMON BELL and S. BELL & SON

July 22, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 171

Price Realized: $295.00

($250 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Two Bell Family Stoneware Jars, circa 1870-1895, a one-gallon canning jar, stamped "SOLOMON BELL / STRASBURG . Va.", paired with a one-gallon cylindrical jar with cobalt swag decoration, stamped "S. BELL & SON / STRASBURG". Provenance: The Stradlings; Solomon Bell jar purchased from Crosscups Antiques at a York, PA antiques show, 6 June 1973; S. Bell & Son jar purchased from Tappan Zee Heirlooms, 21 June 1969. Solomon Bell jar in excellent condition with a small rim chip and two minor rim nicks. S. Bell & Son jar with a few small rim chips.

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