Monumental CHANDLER MAKER (Edgefield, SC) Ten-Gallon Four-Handled Stoneware Jar

March 25, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 31

Price Realized: $11,800.00

($10,000 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Monumental Ten-Gallon Four-Handled Stoneware Jar with Kaolin Slip Decoration, Stamped "CHANDLER MAKER", Thomas Chandler, Edgefield, SC, circa 1850, ovoid jar with thin, semi-rounded rim and four large handles applied at the shoulder, the surface covered in a streaky blue-green alkaline glaze and decorated with heavy kaolin-slip drapes around the shoulder. Impressed "CHANDLER MAKER" below rim. Exceptional size, colorful glaze, and rare four-handled form. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, which descended in the family of the consignor. Large pieces reglued at base / underside, including a 2" filled wedge on underside. A 1" filled flake to edge of one handle. H 21".

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