Rare Tanware Canning Jar, Southwestern PA or West Virginia origin, circa 1885

Fall 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 149

Price Realized: $540.00

($450 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Rare Tanware Canning Jar, Western PA or WV origin, circa 1885, cylindrical jar with tooled shoulder and flared collar, the exterior coated in reddish Albany slip and decorated with a brushed tan-slip foliate design composed of the jar's base clay. Interior covered in a dark-brown Albany slip glaze. Rare form and glaze treatment. Excellent, essentially as-made condition with an area of in-the-firing wear to interior of rim. H 10 1/2".

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