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A Scarce Two Gallon Pennsylvania Stoneware Merchant's Jug

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Fourth Quarter 19th Century

tall, ovoid form with applied, heavily tooled strap handle, tooled rim and collar, with stenciled decoration Foell & Alt Corner Sarah & 20 Sts South Side Pitts framed by simple stenciling with capacity mark below. Three cobalt stripes at shoulder and one at base.  

Height 14 inches.

We have not observed this complete street address on other vessels from this merchant, and we assume this to be scarce to rare.

Condition:

Top browned from stacking cone with three slight linear indentations from cone;  two brown oxidization areas on sides. Handle with 1" chip.

Estimate: $300 - $500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$594
11/11/2020

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