Extremely Rare J.S. Penland / Buncombe County, NC Stoneware Churn with Hand Incised Signature

Fall 2020 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 164

Price Realized: $1,440.00

($1,200 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Extremely Rare Alkaline-Glazed Stoneware Churn with Incised Signature, Stamped "J.S. Penland," Buncombe County, NC, late 19th century, semi-ovoid jar with arched handles and tooling at base of collar, the surface covered in a mottled green alkaline glaze. Impressed with the maker's mark of Joseph Sylvester Penland below one handle. Additionally incised at base with the faint script signature, "J.S. Penland," a highly unusual treatment. An approximately 11 1/2" diagonal crack from rim. A 2 1/2" x 1 1/2" restored section at rim. H 18".

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