Geo W. McClure / Family Groceries / 346 Liberty St. (Pittsburgh) Stoneware Jug

Summer 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 334

Price Realized: $390.00

($325 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-Gallon Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Jug with Pittsburgh, PA Advertising, Western PA origin, circa 1875, cylindrical jug with tooled shoulder and spout, decorated with graduated stripes to shoulder and stenciled "GEo. W. McCLURE / FAMILY / GROCERIES / 346 / LIBERTY ST." Spout chips. Some in-the-firing surface flaws. Areas of light surface wear. Faint traces of old black paint to surface. H 14 3/4".

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