Lot of Two: Half-Gallon Pittsburgh Advertising Stoneware Canning Jars

Fall 2020 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 293

Price Realized: $390.00

($325 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Two Half-Gallon Stoneware Jars with Pittsburgh, PA Advertising, Greensboro, PA origin, circa 1875, both of similar form, one decorated with freehand stripes and the stenciled advertising, "C. BARTLEY & / 1835 Penn St Pittsb[]h," probably Boughner family, the other with freehand stripe decoration, stenciled "FROM / R. CUMMING / Cor Penn & 27TH Sts / PITTSBURGH." Shorter jar with sealed Y-shaped crack from rim on front. Taller jar in excellent condition with faintness to the word, "PITTSBURGH," and some staining. H (of shorter jar) 7 7/8".

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