Rare Tanware Jug with Pittsburgh Stenciled Advertising

March 24, 2018 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 217

Price Realized: $649.00

($550 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Scarce Tanware Jug with Pittsburgh Advertising, Western PA origin, circa 1885, cylindrical jug with tall spout, the front featuring the stenciled Albany slip advertising, "H. BROWARSKY / WHOLESALE / DEALER IN PURE / RYE HOME CIRCLE / WHISKIES & BRANDIES. / 361. 5TH AVENUE. / PITTSBURGH. PA.". Difficult-to-find advertising and unusually large size for a tanware product. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, from a small collection of Pittsburgh advertising stoneware consigned to this auction. A red-painted 1" spout chip and minor red-painted spout nick. Otherwise excellent, essentially as-made condition. H 10 1/2".


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