Rare Alabama Stoneware Pitcher w/ Narrow Incised Combing

Summer 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 377

Price Realized: $660.00

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

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Rare Alkaline-Glazed Stoneware Pitcher with Combed Incising, AL origin, mid to late 19th century, slender-bodied pitcher, with tall, flaring collar, decorated with wavy combed incising to the collar and midsection, the surface covered in a streaky brown alkaline glaze. Exceptional form. Provenance: Collection of Dr. John A. Burrison, Atlanta, GA; on loan to the Atlanta History Center, Atlanta, GA, since 1986. Painted restoration along top edge of rim and top edge of spout. Light surface wear to body of pitcher. A minuscule nick to edge of pitcher. Shallow chipping (kiln scars) around underside along edge. Minor surface exfoliation to underside. H 10 1/4".

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