Rare 5 Gal. JCM Stoneware Jar, attrib. Daniel Seagle, Catawba Valley, NC, c1840

July 21, 2018 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 32

Price Realized: $1,534.00

($1,300 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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July 21, 2018 Auction Catalog

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Scarce Five-Gallon Alkaline-Glazed Stoneware Jar, Stamped "JCM", attributed to Daniel Seagle, Vale, NC, circa 1840, highly-ovoid jar with thin, flattened rim and arching lug handles, the surface covered in a streaky, olive-green alkaline glaze. Impressed on top of one handle with the mark, "J.CM", and on top of the opposite with a five-gallon capacity mark. As stated in the research of NC collectors and historians, Tom and Lana Kleeberg, pieces bearing a "J.CM" mark were made by Daniel Seagle for John Michal or his father, Johann Conrad Michal, who were members of a prominent Lincoln County, NC family, merchants, and associates of the Seagles. Two rim chips, each measuring approximately 1 3/8". Otherwise excellent condition. H 14 3/8".


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