Very Rare RAVENSWOOD, W. VA Stoneware Canning Jar w/ Elaborate Stenciled Advertising

Fall 2023 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 237

Price Realized: $3,120.00

($2,600 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Very Rare Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Canning Jar with Ravenswood, WV Advertising, attributed to T.F. Reppert, Greensboro, PA, circa 1880, tapering jar with rounded "wax sealer" rim, featuring the stenciled advertising, "H.L. VANMATRE. / & CO. / DRY GOODS AND / GROCERIES, / QUEEN'S AND STONEWARE / RAVENSWOOD. W. VA." Block stenciling to base of advertising and stenciled tulip motifs above. Provenance: From a fifty-year West Virginia collection. A small chip to interior of rim. H 8 1/4".

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