Very Rare Twelve-Gallon CHANDLER / MAKER (Thomas Chandler, Edgefield District, SC) Stoneware Jar

Summer 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 27

Price Realized: $18,000.00

($15,000 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Very Rare Twelve-Gallon Alkaline-Glazed Stoneware Jar with Kaolin Slip Decoration and Circle Stamp, Stamped "CHANDLER / MAKER," Thomas Chandler, Edgefield District, SC, circa 1850, exceptionally-large, highly-ovoid jar with delicate, semi-rounded rim and raised tab handles; decorated on the front and reverse with a slip-trailed looping line motif in kaolin slip against an olive-colored, alkaline-glazed ground. Impressed below rim the "CHANDLER MAKER" mark. Base includes an unusual circle stamp. This work features Chandler's exemplary, thin-walled potting in a rare size and an unusually-wide, robust form. Very nice condition with a 2" chip to one handle and two small chips to opposite handle. H 19 1/2".

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