Lot of Two: Western PA Stoneware Advertising for PORTSMOUTH, OH and CUMBERLAND, MD

July 20, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 524

Price Realized: $472.00

($400 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Two Pieces of Cobalt-Decorated Advertising Stoneware, Western PA origin, circa 1875, a half-gallon jug, stenciled "JOHN T. MILLER & SON/ WHOLESALE / LIQUOR DEALERS. / NO. 217 MARKET ST. W. / SIDE BET. SECOND & THIRD STS., / PORTSMOUTH. OHIO."; paired with a one-gallon cylindrical jar, stenciled "C. & H. HAST. / DEALERS / IN GROCERIES / & PRODUCE. / CUMBERLAND / MD.", decorated with freehand stripes. Jug with spout chips and a spider crack on front extending to side. Jar with wide spider crack from rim on side of jar, the rim secured with two old wires.

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