Rare J.S. Penland / Buncombe County, NC Stoneware Jar

March 23, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 78

Price Realized: $708.00

($600 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Rare Two-Gallon Alkaline-Glazed Stoneware Jar, Stamped "J.S. PENLAND", Buncombe County, NC origin, late 19th century, distinctively-potted jar with tapered body, sharply-angled shoulder, flared collar, and arching lug handles; surface covered in a mottled brown alkaline glaze. Impressed "J.S. PENLAND", the maker's mark of Buncombe County, NC potter, Joseph Sylvester Penland, under one handle. Appealing form and scarce maker's mark from a member of the illustrious Penland family of potters. Surface wear to glaze. Otherwise excellent condition.


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