Rare 2 Gal. J. MILLER / WHEELING, VA Stoneware Jug

October 26, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 260

Price Realized: $649.00

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

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Rare Two-Gallon Salt-Glazed Stoneware Jug, Stamped "J. MILLER / WHEELING, VA," circa 1825-1835, ovoid jug with ribbed handle and heavy tooling to shoulder and spout, impressed at shoulder with J. Miller maker's mark below a two-gallon capacity mark. This difficult-to-find stamp was used roughly twenty-five to thirty-five years before the inception of the state of West Virginia, when Wheeling was still part of Virginia. Base chips and a very tight line to shoulder.




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