Fine Large-Sized CHANDLER / MAKER (Edgefield District, SC) Stoneware Jar w/ Slip Decoration

July 22, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 121

Price Realized: $6,490.00

($5,500 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Six-Gallon Alkaline-Glazed Stoneware Jar, Stamped "CHANDLER MAKER", Edgefield, SC, circa 1850, ovoid jar with semi-rounded rim and large, arching tab handles, the surface covered in a colorful blue-green alkaline glaze and decorated on the front and reverse with a kaolin-slip drape and looping line motif. Additional kaolin-slip looping line decoration under each handle. Appealing alkaline glaze runs to shoulder area. Impressed on shoulder with "CHANDLER MAKER" maker's mark. This example survives in excellent, essentially as-made condition, very difficult to find among utilitarian Edgefield ware. H 18 1/2".

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