Exceptional WB (Washington Becham, Crawford County, GA) Stoneware Jug

July 22, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 132

Price Realized: $1,770.00

($1,500 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Exceptional Two-Gallon Alkaline-Glazed Stoneware Jug, Stamped "WB", Washington Becham, Crawford County, GA, second half 19th century, squat-shaped, rotund jug with tooled shoulder, the surface covered in a light-green alkaline glaze. Handle impressed "WB". Outstanding form with excellent color. Provenance: Dr. Raymond L. Owen Collection. Excellent condition with some minor surface wear to shoulder, two tiny nicks to spout, and a 2 3/4" in-the-firing separation line to underside, which is glazed-over on interior. H 11 1/2".

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