Monumental Four-Handled Daniel Seagle, Vale, NC Stoneware Jar

July 21, 2018 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 30

Price Realized: $11,800.00

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

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Rare and Monumental Sixteen-Gallon Four-Handled Stoneware Jar with Alkaline Glaze, Stamped Twice "DS", Daniel Seagle, Vale, NC, circa 1840, skillfully-potted, rotund jar with flared rim and four applied lug handles at the shoulder, the surface covered in a high-gloss, olive-green alkaline glaze with lively, darker glaze runs flowing from the shoulder down the body of the pot. Impressed on two handles with the initials, "DS". This example is noteworthy in its impressive and rare sixteen-gallon capacity, wonderful four-handled form, and lively alkaline glaze, all illustrating Seagle's mastery of the potting craft. A related example resides in the collection of Colonial Williamsburg. A 6" x 3/4" restored section to rim. A 4" x 1/2" restored section to rim. Approximately 2/3" of one unmarked handle restored. A minor chip to one marked handle. A tightly-sealed 9" crack from rim. An in-the-firing, slightly-warped area near base and additional warping to underside. H 19 3/4".

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