Pickle Jars

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Item PJ049, Cylindrical with "WILLIAM UNDERWOOD & COMPANY" (in large letters completely encircling the jar), "120 oz" (on shoulder), citron or light yellowish green color,12 " high X 6" wide, outward rolled lip, bold embossing. Has some "whittle" effect and lots of tiny to small bubbles in the glass, has a " chip on the inside of the lip and a few light scratches, a huge very rare jar in a very rare color, $225
Item PJ067, Square with FANCY CATHEDRAL PANELS ON ALL FOUR SIDES, TWO PANELS HAVE A SHELL DESIGN AT THE TOP AND THE OTHER TWO SIDES HAVE A BLANK CIRCULAR PANEL AT THE TOP, medium bluish emerald green, Smooth Base, 13 5/8" high, outward rolled lip, bold embossing, numerous bubbles in the glass, perfect condition, a very rare and beautiful jar, America circa 1860-1870, $1,800
Item PJ088, Square with FANCY CATHEDRAL PANELS ON ALL FOUR SIDES, medium bluish emerald green, Smooth Base, 14 " high, outward rolled lip, bold embossing, excellent crudeness with whittle, bubbles, and some slightly sunken panels. Pristine perfect condition, ex Jeff & Holly Noordsy collection, ex Ed & Kathy Gray collection, a terrific example of this extra large size pickle, America circa 1860 to 1870, $2,000
Item PJ091, 6 Sided, CATHEDRAL PANELS ON ALL 6 SIDES, CROSS HATCH DESIGN IN FIVE PANELS, E H V B / N-Y IN CROSS HATCHING ON ONE PANEL, aqua, Smooth Base, outward rolled lip, 14 " high, very bold embossing, numerous bubbles in the glass. Has a few wisps of inside haze in the base otherwise perfect condition, a great example of this huge and impressive jar, circa 1865 to 1880, $800
Item PJ094, Cylindrical, "WELLS MILLER & PROVOST" (on band around shoulder), bluish emerald green, Open Pontil, 10 " high, nice crudeness with bubbles and lots of whittle, has some striations of slag-like material on the surface of the lip, has a few tiny high point wear marks otherwise sparkling perfect condition, a great example of a beautiful and extremely rare jar and the only one we recall seeing in a color other than aqua, New York City circa 1844 to 1852, $5,600
Item PJ095, JOHN. BRADY, / N.Y. (in cathedral panel), bluish aqua, huge deep Open Pontil is 1 " across, has six cathedral panels around the jar, 7 5/8" high, has some wonderful large bubbles, pristine perfect condition, an extremely rare and attractive jar, unlisted as far as we can determine, circa 1850, $850
Item PJ096, WM UNDERWOOD / & CO - BOSTON (embossed near base), light blue green, Iron Pontil, 11 " high, has good crudeness with some bubbles, whittle and light orange peel surface texture, pristine perfect condition, a beautiful example of this scarce jar, circa 1850, $1,700

 

The items below have been sold, but are left on to be used for reference.

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Item PJ036, "WENDELL & ESPY - MINCE MEAT - 152 SO FRONT - PHILADA, square with beveled corners, 4 " square X 8 3/8" high, aqua, Open Pontil, outward rolled tooled lip, highly whittled, the embossing is light but readable, has a few wisps and speckles of inside haze from the contents, a very rare, early and unusual jar in great condition Sold
Item PJ038, Square with FANCY CATHEDRAL PANELS ON ALL FOUR SIDES, bright yellow green, early Smooth Base, 11 5/8" high, out-folded lip, bold embossing, numerous bubbles in the glass. Has a small shallow open bubble on the inside of the neck, and a few tiny high point wear marks, otherwise sparkling perfect, a beautiful and very rare color Sold
Item PJ043, Square with FANCY CATHEDRAL PANELS ON ALL SIDES, deep bluish emerald, 8 7/8" high, nice crude out-ward folded lip, very bold embossing, some bubbles in the glass, perfect condition, a fine example in a great color Sold
Item PJ050, Cylindrical, ESPY / PHIL., aqua, large Open Pontil, 10 5/8"high, large crude applied lip, bold embossing, lots of whittle, numerous bubbles in the glass. Has a few tiny wear marks, otherwise sparkling perfect condition, finest example of this extremely rare and early jar Sold
Item PJ055, Square with FANCY CATHEDRAL PANELS ON ALL FOUR SIDES, rich bluish green, Smooth Base, 11 " high, outward rolled lip, bold embossing, nicely whittled. Has some high point wear, otherwise perfect, a nice jar in a very pretty color, America circa 1860 Sold
Item PJ057, Square with FANCY PANELS ON ALL FOUR SIDES WITH A SCROLL AND LEAF DESIGN AT THE TOP AND BOTTOM, rich aqua, Smooth base, Half Gallon, 11 5/8" high X 4" square, nice crude outward rolled lip, nicely whittled, numerous bubbles in the glass. Near perfect condition with some haze on the inside of the base and a small (1/4") bubble on a side panel is partially open and contains some dirt. A nice example of this beautiful, unusual and very rare jar, America circa 1860 to 1870 Sold
Item PJ060, Baby "WILLINGTON" Jar, Square with FANCY CATHEDRAL PANELS ON ALL FOUR SIDES, aqua, Open Pontil, 8" high, short tooled lip, bold embossing, numerous bubbles in the glass, nicely whittled. Has a few wisps of inside haze otherwise perfect, an excellent example of this very rare jar, America circa 1850 Sold
Item PJ062, Six Sided, PLAIN CATHEDRAL PANELS ON ALL SIDES, EIGHT SIDED SHOULDERS WITH NECK RING, aqua, Iron Pontil, 12" high, outward rolled lip, excellent crudeness with 1,000's of bubbles and very whittled. Has a few tiny high point wear marks and a wisp of inside haze in the neck, otherwise perfect. An extremely rare and attractive jar that we have not seen before, America circa 1850 to 1860 Sold
Item PJ065, SQUARE WITH FANCY CATHEDRAL PANELS ON ALL FOUR SIDES, medium to deep emerald green, Smooth Base, 11 " high, outward rolled lip, numerous bubbles in the glass, has pinhead size flake on the lip otherwise perfect. This is the deepest color we have seen for this beautiful jar with the chain border around the panel edges, America circa 1860 to 1870 Sold
Item PJ066, GALLON SIZE WILLINGTON JAR, square with fancy cathedral panels on all four sides, bluish emerald green, Iron Pontil, 4 1/4" high, bold embossing, highly whittled, perfect condition, a great example of this huge jar, America circa 1850 Sold
Item PJ071, SIX SIDES, FANCY CATHEDRAL PANELS ON ALL SIX SIDES, deep emerald green with a bluish tone, Smooth Base, 13" high, nice crude outward rolled lip, bold embossing, very whittled, perfect condition, one of the finest examples of this jar we have ever seen, America circa 1860 to 1880 Sold
Item PJ085, SQUARE WITH RAISED PANELS AND FANCY FLUTED NECK, emerald green with a bluish tone, Iron Pontil, 8 " high, outward rolled lip, nice crudeness with whittle and bubbles, perfect condition, very rare in aqua and extremely rare or unique in this beautiful green color, America circa 1850 Sold
Item PJ092, W. NUMSEN & SON BALTIMORE (around shoulder), out-folded lip, greenish aqua, Open Pontil, cylindrical, 9" high, whittled, probably lightly cleaned, has some dullness on the lip, a nice example of this very rare jar, circa 1850 Sold