8 Gal. attrib. Trapp & Chandler / Edgefield District, SC Stoneware Jar w/ Bold Iron Slip Decoration

Spring 2023 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 67

Price Realized: $1,440.00

($1,200 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Eight-Gallon Alkaline-Glazed Stoneware Jar with Iron Slip Decoration, attributed to Thomas Chandler, Trapp and Chandler Pottery, Edgefield District, SC, circa 1848-1850, ovoid jar with semi-rounded rim and arched tab handles, decorated on the front and reverse in slip-trailed iron slip with bold drape and looping line motifs. Additional looping line motifs below handles. Gray-green alkaline-glazed ground. Areas of matte tannish glaze to shoulder and base. Made by Thomas Chandler during his brief partnership with Reverend John Trapp. Exceptionally large size. A 2 5/8" rim chip with crack descending from it, forming a very large (approximately 7" x 8") reglued section extending from rim to midsection. A 6 1/2" horizontal hairline to shoulder, below one handle. Drilled hole in underside. Two chips to one handle. A chip to opposite handle. H 18".

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