Very Rare Cain Pottery, Sullivan County, TN Redware Jug w/ Manganese Decoration

October 26, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 14

Price Realized: $1,416.00

($1,200 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Rare and Fine Great Road Redware Jug with Elaborate Manganese Slash Decoration, Eastern TN or Southwestern VA origin, mid 19th century, highly-ovoid jug with footed base and incised sine-wave decoration around shoulder, the lead-glazed surface profusely-decorated with brushed manganese slashes over a colorful, mottled-orange ground. Incised "15" on underside. A boldly-decorated example of Southern redware, featuring an unusual, rotund form, wider than most jugs from this region. Professionally-restored handle. Restoration to rounded mouth of spout. Typical glaze wear to surface. H 7 1/2".

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