Fine Sand Mountain, Alabama Stoneware Jar

Spring 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 196

Price Realized: $1,440.00

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

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Fine Sand Mountain, AL Stoneware Jar with Alkaline Glaze, attributed to Archibald McPherson, Belcher's Gap, DeKalb County, AL, circa 1865-1885, cylindrical jar with footed base, open handles, and rounded shoulder accented with incised combing. Surface covered in a runny olive-brown alkaline glaze. Incised "2" below rim on front. Desirable form. Very nice condition. A shallow 5/8" flake to exterior of rim. A tiny chip to top of rim. A 5/8" in-the-firing chip to underside. A shallow 1 3/4" in-the-making flake to underside at edge, which is glazed over. H 11 1/4".

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