Rare Alkaline-Glazed Stoneware Jar Stamped "J F Y," probably Alabama origin

Spring 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 198

Price Realized: $660.00

($550 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Rare Southern Alkaline-Glazed Stoneware Canning Jar, Stamped "J F Y," GA or AL origin, mid to late 19th century, cylindrical jar with flared rim, the surface covered in a streaky green alkaline glaze. Impressed with highly unusual script initials, "J F Y," at shoulder. A shallow chip to top of rim and minor nick to edge of rim. In-the-firing clay adhered around bottom edge, remnants of whatever the jar had been stacked on during the firing. H 8".

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