Rare and Fine Isaac Hewitt, Jr. / RICES LANDING, PA Double-Handled Stoneware Jug

Summer 2020 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 292

Price Realized: $6,000.00

($5,000 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Rare and Fine Four-Gallon Double-Handled Stoneware Jug, Stenciled "EXCELSIOR WORKS / Isaac Hewitt, Jr. / RICES LANDING, PA," circa 1875, semi-ovoid jug with wide, finely-tooled spout, and two applied lug handles, decorated with a delicately-brushed fuchsia design, along with freehand stripes and flourishes. Crisp Isaac Hewitt, Jr. maker's stenciling near base. An elegantly-potted and rarely-seen form by this desirable Western Pennsylvania maker. Spout chip. Two salt drips to front and an additional small salt drip to shoulder on reverse.

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