Exceptional 10 Gal. JCM Stoneware Jar, related to Daniel Seagle, Catawba Valley, NC, c1840

July 22, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 115

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Monumental Ten-Gallon Alkaline-Glazed Stoneware Jar, Impressed "J.C M" and "10" on Handles, possibly Daniel Seagle, Lincoln County, NC origin, circa 1840, large-sized, rotund jar with thin, semi-rounded rim, and curved lug handles, the surface covered in a mottled green alkaline glaze with heavier glaze runs at the handle terminals. One handle impressed, "J. C M", and opposite handle impressed "10". This jar exhibits a highly-skilled potting style closely-related to the work of Daniel Seagle. The mark "J. C M" remains a mystery, but possibly refers to a merchant or potter associate of Seagle. This jar's wonderful, ball-shaped form is made all-the-more impressive by the piece's monumental size. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, recently discovered in North Carolina. A 4" inverted Y-shaped hairline from rim. H 17".


Exceptional 10 Gal. JCM Stoneware Jar, related to Daniel Seagle, Catawba Valley, NC, c1840Exceptional 10 Gal. JCM Stoneware Jar, related to Daniel Seagle, Catawba Valley, NC, c1840Exceptional 10 Gal. JCM Stoneware Jar, related to Daniel Seagle, Catawba Valley, NC, c1840Exceptional 10 Gal. JCM Stoneware Jar, related to Daniel Seagle, Catawba Valley, NC, c1840Exceptional 10 Gal. JCM Stoneware Jar, related to Daniel Seagle, Catawba Valley, NC, c1840Exceptional 10 Gal. JCM Stoneware Jar, related to Daniel Seagle, Catawba Valley, NC, c1840Exceptional 10 Gal. JCM Stoneware Jar, related to Daniel Seagle, Catawba Valley, NC, c1840

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