Rare New Haven, West Virginia Stoneware Advertising Canning Jar

Summer 2023 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 357

Price Realized: $3,900.00

($3,250 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Rare Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Canning Jar with New Haven, WV Advertising, Western PA origin, circa 1880, tapering jar with rounded "wax sealer" rim, featuring the stenciled cobalt advertising, "L F ROUSH. / DEALER IN / GENERAL MD'SE. / & COUNTRY PRODUCE. / NEW HAVEN . W. VA." Stenciled vine motif below. Freehand stripes to upper body and base. A crack on reverse, descending in a curve 4 1/4" from rim. Three small chips to interior of rim. Some miniscule nicks to inner wax sealer rim. Some bubbling to cobalt. H 10 1/8".

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