Pre 1851 Cosmetics Cream Jar Jules Hauel - Phila Pa Stoneware - Ben Franklin Top
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Pre 1851 Cosmetics Cream Jar Jules Hauel - Phila Pa Stoneware - Ben Franklin Top:
This lot consists of a pre-1851 cosmetic jar from Jules Hauel of Philadelphia. It is a lidded stoneware jar, with Benjamin Franklin in profile on the decorative lid, along with: “Jules Hauel, No. 120 Chesnut (sic) Street, Philadelphia. Premium Almond Cream, Premiums Awarded by the Franklin Institute of Penna.” Approx 3 ½” x 1 5/8.” This dates from between 1839 when Hauel opened his perfume / soaps / hair dye factory, and 1851 when he moved the operation to 170 Chestnut St.
The lid and the jar are two different colors. Both pieces have a few chips, some roughness, discoloration, stains, dirt, wear, scuffs, handling, aging. See photos.
JULES HAUEL:A Philadelphia perfumer who eventually became the most prolific user of transfer printed wares in the United States. Hauel began as an importer, who was soon imitating the products he had brought in from Europe. Hauel was known for his shaving creams, perfumes, and hair products made of bear’s grease (a common practice at the time.) Today he known for his elaborate and beautiful pot lids.
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