Attributed Tarp Dorsey, Mossy Creek, Georgia, Pitcher

Summer 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 378

Price Realized: $180.00

($150 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Two-Gallon Alkaline-Glazed Stoneware Pitcher, attributed to Tarplin Dorsey, Mossy Creek, GA, circa 1918-1921, semi-ovoid pitcher with short, flaring collar, covered in a mottled green alkaline glaze. Incised "2" on the shoulder for two gallons. Provenance: Collection of Dr. John A. Burrison, Atlanta, GA; on loan to the Atlanta History Center, Atlanta, GA, since 1981. Handle broken in one piece and reglued, with coloring along the breaks. A colored 3/4" rim chip. A filled and colored 1 3/8" rim chip. A shallow, colored 1 1/4" flake to outer edge of spout. A 1" filled and colored surface flake to interior of collar. A tight 4 1/2" crack from rim on reverse. H 12 1/4".

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