Scarce CHANDLER MAKER, Edgefield, SC Six-Gallon Stoneware Jar

July 18, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 42

Price Realized: $805.00

($700 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Scarce Six-Gallon Alkaline-Glazed Stoneware Jar with Iron Slip Decoration, Stamped "CHANDLER MAKER", Edgefield, SC origin, circa 1850, ovoid jar with large tab handles and slightly-flared rim, decorated on the front and reverse with a slip-trailed drape decoration in iron slip over a streaky, celadon-colored alkaline glaze. Slip-trailed "6" on front. Additional looping line decoration under handles. Impressive large size with classic Chandler slip-trailing. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example from a Southeastern Virginia collection, this jar was purchased by the consignor’s mother decades ago and has remained in the family’s possession since that time. Sealed horizontal crack, which continues onto underside, possibly a reglued section. A 3 1/2" shallow flake on underside. Two base chips. Rim chips. Heavy chipping to one handle, mostly visible on the underside of the handle. A long glazed-over surface line on top of same handle, not visible on underside of handle, along with a short, glazed-over separation to handle's end. A base chip. H 13 1/2".

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