Lot of Two: Western PA Stoneware Jugs with PITTSBURGH Liquor Advertising

Spring 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 445

Price Realized: $480.00

($400 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

PLEASE NOTE:  This result is 2 years old, and the American ceramics market frequently changes. Additionally, small nuances of color, condition, shape, etc. can mean huge differences in price. If you're interested in having us sell a similar item for you, please contact us here.

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Two Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Jugs with Pittsburgh, PA Advertising, Western PA origin, circa 1875, one stenciled "HYMAN H. JOWARSKY. / WHOLESALE LIQUOR / DEALER. / NO. 361 5TH. AVE / PITTSBURGH. PA," the other stenciled "CHAS. - HOOK. / WHOLESALE / LIQUOR DEALER. / 4302 BUTLER ST. / PITTSBURGH. PA." Freehand stripe decoration to shoulder and base. Residue to surface, handle, and spout. A tight spider crack to reverse/side of jug. Hook jug in very nice condition with a small, faintly-colored base chip and minor handle wear. H (of smaller jug) 9 3/4".




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