6 Gal. Double-Handled Stoneware Jar att. Jesse Bradford Long, Crawford County, GA

March 23, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 217

Price Realized: $767.00

($650 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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March 23, 2019 Auction Catalog

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Six-Gallon Open-Handled Stoneware Jar with Alkaline Glaze, attributed to Jesse Bradford Long, Crawford County, GA, circa 1860, large-sized, highly-ovoid jar with tooled shoulder, flared rim, and two applied open handles at the shoulder, the surface covered in a mottled-brown alkaline glaze. A finely-potted example with thin-walled construction. 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. A few shallow rim chips on one side. Scattered flakes to surface. H 15 1/2".


6 Gal. Double-Handled Stoneware Jar att. Jesse Bradford Long, Crawford County, GA6 Gal. Double-Handled Stoneware Jar att. Jesse Bradford Long, Crawford County, GA6 Gal. Double-Handled Stoneware Jar att. Jesse Bradford Long, Crawford County, GA6 Gal. Double-Handled Stoneware Jar att. Jesse Bradford Long, Crawford County, GA

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