Half-Gallon WHEELING, W. VA Stoneware Canning Jar

October 26, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 244

Price Realized: $501.50

($425 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Half-Gallon Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Jar with Wheeling, WV Advertising, Western PA origin, circa 1875, cylindrical jar with tooled shoulder and semi-rounded rim, featuring stenciled advertising for "J.E. MORRIS. / DEALER IN / STAPLE / & FANCY / GROCERIES. / No. 119, SIXTEENTH ST. / WHEELING. W. VA". Excellent condition with a very faint, approximately 5" Y-shaped surface line on left side of jar, not visible on interior, and a minor, in-the-firing rim chip on right side of jar, which is glazed over. H 8".

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