Rare WICK, West Virginia Stoneware Advertising Canning Jar

Fall 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 136

Price Realized: $2,640.00

($2,200 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Rare Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Canning Jar Wick, WV Advertising, Western PA origin, circa 1885, tapered jar with semi-rounded "wax sealer" rim, featuring the stenciled cobalt advertising, "W.M. STEALEY & CO. / DEALERS / IN / GENERAL MERCHANDISE / WICK. W. VA." Freehand stripe decoration above and below. A shallow 3/4" chip to interior of rim and minor chip to interior of rim. Traces of old paint to interior of rim. A few minor chips to inner wax sealer rim. The name "Jeanne" written in much later ink on underside. H 10".

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