June 24 & 25, 2022: 42nd Semi-Annual Premier Americana Auction
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PENNSYLVANIA TOBACCO MERCHANT'S STENCILED STONEWARE JAR, salt-glazed, designated two-gallon capacity, shouldered, cylindrical form with flat-top rounded rim, beaded shoulder ring, and Albany-slip glazed interior. Stenciled cobalt "Weyman & Bro. / Pittsburgh, Pa." and brushed cobalt stripe below rim.

Condition: Excellent undamaged condition, having some scattered areas of old blue paint.

Circa : Circa 1875.

Item Dimensions: 11 3/8" H, 6 5/8" D rim.

Provenance : From a Virginia private collection.

Estimate : 100 - 200

Catalog Note : Catalogue Note: In 1822, George Weyman, the patriarch to Wyman & Bro., is credited with creating a new blend of snuff he called Copenhagen. The smokeless tobacco product is recognized as one of America's earliest consumer products with a brand name. His sons William and Benjamin, inherited the business after their father's death, renaming it "Weyman & Bro." in the 1870s.
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $50.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $341.00
Estimate: $100.00 - $200.00
Number Bids:18