Rare 1 Gal. Isaac Gay, Union County, NC Stoneware Jug w/ Incised Signature

Fall 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 10

Price Realized: $2,520.00

($2,100 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Rare One-Gallon Salt-Glazed Stoneware Jug, Incised "I. Gay," Isaac Gay, Union County, NC, circa 1870, ovoid jug with semi-squared rim, thin strap handle, and pronounced throw lines throughout, the surface covered in a salt glaze with greenish salt deposits to shoulder. Incised "I. Gay" vertically near handle. Provenance: A recently-surfaced example, which descended in the family of the consignor. Excellent condition with a shallow chip to handle. H 12 1/4".

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