Outstanding JBL (Jesse Bradford Long), Crawford County, GA Large Spouted Stoneware Jar

March 23, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 203

Price Realized: $4,130.00

($3,500 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

PLEASE NOTE:  The American ceramics market frequently changes, often dramatically. Additionally, small nuances of color, condition, shape, etc. can mean huge differences in price. Please do not hesitate to Contact Us for a Current, Accurate assessment of your items.

Auction Highlight:  March 23, 2019 Auction | Southern Pottery

March 23, 2019 Auction Catalog

◀ Back to Catalog

Outstanding Large-Sized Spouted Stoneware Jar with Lid, Stamped "JBL", Jesse Bradford Long, Crawford County, GA, circa 1860, finely-potted ovoid jar with tooled shoulder, flared collar with spout, and two open handles at the shoulder, the surface covered in a brown glaze. Impressed on top of one handle with the initials, "JBL", for Crawford County, GA potter, Jesse Bradford Long. Includes original brown-glazed lid with thick form and original carved edge to fit the jar. According to John Burrison's Roots of a Region: Southern Folk Culture, Long, who was in his fifties when the Civil War broke out, served as a home guard captain and produced chamberpots and other wares for Confederate hospitals. Exceptional size and form, with rare inclusion of its lid. Excellent condition with a sealed hairline from spout, extending several inches to the left and right around the base of the rim. Lid in excellent, essentially as-made condition. H (including lid) 19 3/4".


Outstanding JBL (Jesse Bradford Long), Crawford County, GA Large Spouted Stoneware JarOutstanding JBL (Jesse Bradford Long), Crawford County, GA Large Spouted Stoneware JarOutstanding JBL (Jesse Bradford Long), Crawford County, GA Large Spouted Stoneware JarOutstanding JBL (Jesse Bradford Long), Crawford County, GA Large Spouted Stoneware JarOutstanding JBL (Jesse Bradford Long), Crawford County, GA Large Spouted Stoneware JarOutstanding JBL (Jesse Bradford Long), Crawford County, GA Large Spouted Stoneware JarOutstanding JBL (Jesse Bradford Long), Crawford County, GA Large Spouted Stoneware JarOutstanding JBL (Jesse Bradford Long), Crawford County, GA Large Spouted Stoneware JarOutstanding JBL (Jesse Bradford Long), Crawford County, GA Large Spouted Stoneware Jar

Click images to enlarge.


Bidding is now closed.
(Our next auction takes place October 26, 2019.)

A Few of the Related Items We've Sold


©2019 Crocker Farm, Inc. | info@crockerfarm.com | (410) 472-2016