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A Scarce Weyman and Brothers Stoneware Tobacco Jar with Double-Sided Decoration

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, circa 1870s

a conical one gallon jar, stenciled with the merchant's name and Pittsburgh on the front, bordered by cobalt stripes on top and bottom, and a large, stenciled tobacco leaf on the reverse, with tooled neck.

Height 10 inches. 

Historically, an important jar documenting the transfer of the ownership of the Weyman company from father to brothers in the 1870s. Weyman was the inventor of Copenhagen smokeless tobacco.  

Condition:

Several glaze chips to interior rim. 

Estimate: $300 - $500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$875
11/11/2020

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