Rare ORCHARD PRESERVING / CO. / PITTSBURGH, PA Stoneware Canning Jar

Fall 2020 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 250

Price Realized: $600.00

($500 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Rare Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Canning Jar, Stenciled "ORCHARD PRESERVING / CO. / PITTSBURGH. PA.," Greensboro, PA origin, circa 1880, wide, tapered jar with flattened shoulder molding, featuring the stenciled cobalt advertising, "ORCHARD PRESERVING / CO, / PITTSBURGH, PA.," including stenciled flourishes. Shoulder molding with four pairs of original piercings to allow a lid to be secured with wire. Rare form and subject matter. Excellent, essentially as-made condition with some residue to interior and typical, very minor edge wear. H 6" ; Diam. (across rim) 5 3/8".




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