2 Gal. HORKHEIMER BRO'S. / WHEELING, W. VA Western PA Stoneware Advertising Jug

October 26, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 267

Price Realized: $590.00

($500 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Two-Gallon Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Jug with Wheeling, WV Advertising, Western PA origin, circa 1875, ovoid jug with tooled shoulder, featuring the stenciled cobalt advertising, "HORKHEIMER BRO'S. / DISTILLERS & IMPORTERS / OF WINES / BRANDIES, / WHISKIES & GIN. / 1152 WATER ST. 1,3 & 5 12th ST / WHEELING. W. VA." Freehand wavy and straight stripe decoration to shoulder and base. Stenciled "2" flanked by foliate devices at base. Cobalt highlight to upper handle terminal. A chip to top and side of spout. Chip to spout molding on reverse. Two in-the-firing surface chips to shoulder.

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