Miniature "E. C. Heit" Sugg Pottery North Carolina Stoneware Pitcher

July 21, 2012 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 372

Price Realized: $891.25

($775 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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July 21, 2012 Auction Catalog

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Rare Miniature Southern Stoneware Pitcher, Incised "E. O. Heit," attributed to the Sugg Pottery, Erect, Randolph County, North Carolina, circa 1894-1896, ovoid-bodied pitcher with flared rim and wide strap handle, covered in a crude Albany slip glaze and incised across the midsection "E.O. Heit". A nearly identical pitcher, also incised "E.O. Heit," is in the collection of the Mint Museums in North Carolina. Literature: Nearly identical pitcher pictured in North Carolina Pottery: The Collection of the Mint Museums, University of North Carolina Press, 2004, p. 183, fig. 365. A similar example, dug at the Sugg site and signed "Heitman," is pictured on p. 183, fig. 366. Old filled chip to left side of spout. H 3 1/2".

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