Rare Half-Gallon Great Road (TN or VA) Redware Jug w/ Manganese Slash Design

October 28, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 4

Price Realized: $1,652.00

($1,400 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Rare Half-Gallon Great Road Redware Jug with Manganese Slash Decoration, Eastern TN or Southwestern VA origin, mid 19th century, ovoid jug with stepped spout, heavily-ribbed handle, and combed sine-wave incising at the shoulder, the surface decorated with haphazardly-brushed manganese slashes under a clear lead glaze. Additional manganese application to spout and handle. Desirable origin with distinctive decoration in the Great Road style. Very nice overall condition with a base chip, some small spout nicks, and some typical glaze spalling, common to pieces from this potting school. H 8 3/4".


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