Horizontal freehand cobalt squiggles and brushed stripe decorations above and below the merchant information. Condition : Very Good+ overall with attractive form and desirable stenciled Western Penna merchant decoration. Rim with wear and a small scar on the inside edge, in-the-making (see close-up, photo #8).Inner ledge has wear where a lid would rest, including a few small nicks. Body has a professionally restored hairline that extends into the base, as shown(see close-up, photo #12). Base shows moderate wear, soiling, etc.
It has not been cleaned. Inherent glaze, surface and firing imperfections noted for complete descriptive accuracy. See photos for complete details and and please consider them as part of the description.Measures 10H x 6W overall. The inner and outer rim diameters are 4-3/4 and 5-1/2, respectively.
Good Luck, thanks for watching, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily. The item "Antique Stoneware 1G Western PA Merchant Jar with Cobalt Advertising, Pittsburgh" is in sale since Monday, November 1, 2021.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Advertising\Food & Beverage\Distillery\Merchandise & Memorabilia\Bottles, Decanters & Jugs". The seller is "mgs1971" and is located in South Dartmouth, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States.