Two Excelsior Works Stoneware Merchant's Jars

Rice's Landing, Pennsylvania, circa 1840s

includes a straight-sided fruit or canning jar with tooled rim, stenciled Excelsior Works Issac Hewitt Rice's Landing, and a later example with tooled collar and body and bright cobalt stenciling for Hewitt.

Height of larger 9 inches.


Minor chips on interior sealer rim of early form. Surface of one with cobalt oxidation on left and rear sides, right side with a discoloration from "kiln cooking." Significant firing pock towards rim of one.

Estimate: $300 - $500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium

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