Small Stoneware Mug, attrib. Charles Decker, Tennessee

April 10, 2010 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 224

Price Realized: $2,070.00

($1,800 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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April 10, 2010 Auction Catalog

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Extremely Rare Stoneware Mug with Cobalt Dot and Floral Motifs and Decorated Handle, attributed to the Decker Pottery, Chucky Valley, TN, late 19th century, tapered mug with incised lines at shoulder and base, the reverse with applied, heavily-ribbed handle. Shoulder decorated with a series of cobalt dots and body decorated with three brushed cobalt tulips. Handle decorated with two rows of cobalt dots. Form, color, and decoration, consistent with the work of the Decker family of Chucky Valley, TN. Highly unusual form for this maker with strong decoration. A fine example of Southern stoneware. As-made condition with a salt drip at base, a base chip, and some very faint, in-the-firing lines at base, which do not extend through to interior. H 3 3/4".


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