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

Spring 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 446

Price Realized: $480.00

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

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Two Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Jugs with Pittsburgh, PA Advertising, Western PA origin, circa 1875, one stenciled "JOS. FLEMING & SON / WHOLESALE & RETAIL / DRUGGISTS & LIQUOR DEALERS. / MARKET ST. / PITTSBURGH. PA.;" the other stenciled "S. ??NORDLINGER / & Co. / WHOLESALE / LIQUOR DEALER / NO. 19 DIAMOND. / PITTSBURGH. PA." Fleming jug in excellent, essentially as-made condition with some minor surface wear and a tiny chip to underside at edge. Larger jug with some restoration to base and two in-the-firing flakes along bottom edge, one of which is long and narrow. H (of Fleming jug) 9 3/4".

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