Rare North Carolina Stoneware Jug w/ Incised Bird Design

Fall 2020 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 158

Price Realized: $1,080.00

($900 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Rare Diminutive Stoneware Jug with Incised Game Bird Decoration, North Carolina origin, second or third quarter 19th century, small-sized jug with ovoid body, tooled shoulder and spout, and ribbed strap handle. Surface covered in a reddish-brown slip and decorated with an incised game bird, depicted with a crest, raised leg, and detailed feathers, perched on a stump. Rare size and decoration. Provenance: Previously purchased from Clint Lindley; found in the Alamance / Orange County area of North Carolina. Base chips. 7/8" flake off underside at edge. Flake to interior of spout. H 6 1/4".

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