Multi-line Cobalt-Stenciled Advertising on body reads: EDWARD ODONNELL. / WHOLESALE LIQUOR / DEALER / 1372 / SECOND AVE. Horizontal freehand cobalt squiggle decoration above and wide, brushed cobalt stripe at the base. Condition : Very Good overall with attractive form and desirable stenciled Western Penna merchant decoration.Upper rim with expected wear on the upper edge. The handle has been repaired and reattached at some point, as shown. Shoulder has one shallow chip and three in-the-making stack marks (the lighter oval areas). There is a faint, surface-only hairline extending up from the heel (see close-up, photo #11). Base with typical wear, soiling, etc. Inherent glaze, surface and firing imperfections noted for complete descriptive accuracy. Note: Jug was photographed outdoors in natural light; expect a shade darker gray indoors.
The cobalt stencil is very crisp and bold! See photos for complete details and and please consider them as part of the description. Measures 11-3/8H x 6-1/2W overall with a base diameter of 6-1/4. Good Luck, thanks for watching, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily. The item "Antique Stoneware 1G Western PA Pittsburgh Merchant Jug with Cobalt Advertising" is in sale since Wednesday, October 20, 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.