Unusual IRONTON, OHIO Stoneware Jar with Stenciled Advertising

October 26, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 273

Price Realized: $442.50

($375 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Unusual One-Gallon Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Jar with Ironton, OH Advertising, Western PA origin, circa 1875, cylindrical jar with tooled shoulder and flattened rim, featuring the stenciled cobalt advertising, "A.C. CLARK. / JOBBER IN / STAPLE AND FANCY / GROCERIES / 131 & 133 CENTER ST. / IRONTON. OHIO." Inscription is accented with a stenciled flourish below and small stenciled foliate motifs to left and right. Freehand straight and wavy stripe decoration to shoulder and base. A 1 3/4" in-the-firing, glazed-over chip to front of rim. A small, pre-firing chip to side of jar, which is glazed over. Jar is slightly raised on the underside, keeping it from sitting perfectly flat.


Unusual IRONTON, OHIO Stoneware Jar with Stenciled AdvertisingUnusual IRONTON, OHIO Stoneware Jar with Stenciled AdvertisingUnusual IRONTON, OHIO Stoneware Jar with Stenciled Advertising

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