Rare Edgefield, SC Stoneware Flowerpot

July 20, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 565

Price Realized: $575.00

($500 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

PLEASE NOTE:  This result is 6 years old, and the American ceramics market frequently changes. Additionally, small nuances of color, condition, shape, etc. can mean huge differences in price. Please Contact Us for a Current, Accurate assessment of your items.

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Rare Southern Stoneware Flowerpot with Kaolin Slip Decoration, Edgefield, South Carolina origin, second quarter 19th century, tapered pot with coved rim molding and original drain hole in underside, the shoulder decorated with slip-trailed kaolin drape and tassel design over an unglazed clay ground. A rare survivor from a highly-regarded center of stoneware production in the American South. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, found a few years ago in a South Carolina home. Tight 4" crack with tiny bit of clay apparently reglued at bottom edge of rim molding. Otherwise minor wear. H 6 3/4" ; Diameter (at opening) 8 1/2".


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