Four-Gallon Alkaline-Glazed Stoneware Jug Stamped "II," attrib. Reverend John Landrum, Edgefield District, SC, c1820

Spring 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 178

Price Realized: $1,560.00

($1,300 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Four-Gallon Alkaline-Glazed Stoneware Jug, Stamped "II," attributed to the Reverend John Landrum Pottery, Horse Creek Valley, Edgefield District, SC, circa 1820, highly-ovoid jug with stepped spout, the surface covered in a mottled alkaline glaze with olive coloration at the shoulder and brownish hues below. Impressed with two vertical slash marks at base. Shoulder incised with four punctates, although jug appears closer to three gallons in capacity. Provenance: A South Carolina private collection. A 7" vertical line descending from shoulder with associated tiny surface chip. A small in-the-firing ping to front. A glaze drip to reverse. A small base chip. A 3/4" piece of in-the-firing residue at base on reverse. H 15".

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