Extremely Rare R.J. GRIER (Chester County, PA) Stoneware Canning Jar

Fall 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 151

Price Realized: $2,040.00

($1,700 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Extremely Rare Stoneware Canning Jar, Stamped "R.J. GRIER," Chester County, PA origin, circa 1875, semi-ovoid jar with narrow, flaring mouth, the surface covered in a salt glaze. One of a small number of signed examples of Ralph J. Grier's work known, this jar was likely made to preserve fruit or possibly oysters. Excellent, essentially as-made condition. H 9".

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