A.B. WHEELER / BOSTON, MASS Advertising Bird Jug attrib. Fort Edward, NY

Summer 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 190

Price Realized: $570.00

($475 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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One-Gallon Boston Stoneware Advertising Jug with Cobalt Bird Decoration, Ft. Edward, NY origin, circa 1875, cylindrical jug with tooled spout, decorated with a slip-trailed design of a bird perched on a stylized branch. Impressed above with the advertising, "A.B. WHEELER & CO., / 69 Broad Street, / BOSTON, MASS." A 3/8" chip to exterior of spout. A small chip to interior of spout. A shallow in-the-firing contact mark below the word, "BOSTON." Some light wear to decoration. A minor in-the-firing iron ping to lower handle terminal. H 11 1/4".

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