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271 Lot 271: Historical Staffordshire Liverpool Pitcher, "Tenassee" Historical Staffordshire Liverpool Pitcher, "Tenassee" Lot 271: Historical Staffordshire Liverpool Pitcher, "Tenassee"

Historical Staffordshire Liverpool transfer decorated creamware pitcher depicting the "chicken leg" Eagle Seal of the United States surrounded by a chain containing the names of the 16 states comprising the Union including Tennessee -spelled "Tenassee". On the reverse side is an American maritime ship "Packet of Boston" with polychrome highlights. The name of the owner, J.D Nichoson, within a laurel wreath, is depicted below the spout. 9" H. Circa 1792-1796. CONDITION: UV light inspection reveals possible restoration to the handle, spout and areas of the rim, and also a possible restoration to the lower body. [See more photos →]

$500.00$600.00
395 Lot 395: 4 Large Pigeon Forge Pottery Bears by Douglas Ferguson 4 Large Pigeon Forge Pottery Bears by Douglas Ferguson Lot 395: 4 Large Pigeon Forge Pottery Bears by Douglas Ferguson

Four (4) East Tennessee Pigeon Forge pottery bears in various reclined positions. Bear seated upright on all fours is incised "Pigeon Forge Pottery Ferguson" on underside. Remaining three are signed "Douglas Ferguson" on underside. Bears range in size from 5 3/4" H x 7 1/2" W x 5" D to 9 1/2" H x 7" W x 6 1/2" D. American, mid to late 20th century. Provenance: a Nashville, TN estate. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. A few minute scattered glaze imperfections. [See more photos →]

$350.00$450.00
396 Lot 396: 2 Georgia Pottery Jugs, incl. Lanier Meaders 2 Georgia Pottery Jugs, incl. Lanier Meaders Lot 396: 2 Georgia Pottery Jugs, incl. Lanier Meaders

Two (2) Georgia pottery jugs, including Lanier Meaders. 1st item: Lanier Meaders (White County, Georgia, 1917-1998) signed and dated 3 gallon stoneware pottery jar having a dark olive alkaline glaze, one strap handle, one lug handle and an incised 3 below the lug handle denoting capacity. 15 1/4" H. 2nd item: Georgia stoneware pottery jar having a green olive alkaline glaze, one strap handle and one lug handle and an incised 3 below the lug handle denoting capacity. 15" H. Both items 20th century. Provenance: Private Southern Collection. CONDITION: Both items overall good condition. 2nd item: 8" diagonal area of firing flaws. [See more photos →]

$300.00$350.00
397 Lot 397: 2 Georgia Pottery Jugs, Chester & Matthew Hewell 2 Georgia Pottery Jugs, Chester & Matthew Hewell Lot 397: 2 Georgia Pottery Jugs, Chester & Matthew Hewell

Two (2) Georgia alkaline glazed stoneware pottery jars with strap and lug handles and green drip glaze. 1st item: Stoneware pottery jar incised "MH" on the handle for Matthew Hewell and stamped along the lower base edge "M Hewell/Gillsville GA", additionally signed and dated 1999 on the base. 14 1/2" H. 20th century. 2nd item: Large stoneware pottery jar with prominent green drips signed on the base, "Chester Hewell/CSA" and dated 1999. 17" H. Both pieces 20th century. Provenance: Private Southern Collection. CONDITION: Both items overall good condition. [See more photos →]

$200.00$300.00
398 Lot 398: Southern Earthenware Monkey Jug, Dated 1866 Southern Earthenware Monkey Jug, Dated 1866 Lot 398: Southern Earthenware Monkey Jug, Dated 1866

Southern, Western NC or East TN earthenware "monkey" or harvest jug having a dark manganese glaze, central applied pulled handle between two spouts. Underside of base with incised date "1866" with an incised diamond in the center of the date and two incised "swag" designs below. 5 1/2" H x 4 1/4" dia. CONDITION: One spout and one handle with clean break repair, otherwise overall good condition. One spout with a few fleabites. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
399 Lot 399: East TN Decker 4-Gallon Stoneware Crock East TN Decker 4-Gallon Stoneware Crock Lot 399: East TN Decker 4-Gallon Stoneware Crock

Large East Tennessee stoneware pottery 4-gallon crock attributed to Charles Frederick Decker of Washington County (1832-1914) with multiple bands of sine wave decoration and extruded lug handles. Stamped "4" two times on rim and one time below the rim to denote capacity. 11 1/8" H x 13" dia. Late 19th century. For similar crock forms, refer to "The Pottery of Charles F. Decker: A Life Well Made", Jonesborough/Washington County History Museum, p.33. Biography (Courtesy of Carole Wahler): Charles Frederick Decker was born in Germany in 1832. He arrived in Philadelphia in his late teens. Oral tradition suggests he worked at the Remmey Pottery before establishing his Keystone pottery there at the age of 25. He moved his family to Delaware for a few years and then back to Philadelphia. After 1869, Decker moved to Virginia, six miles north of Abingdon. The pottery he operated there was located on land owned by a man named Mallicote (Mallicoat). In 1872, he established his pottery in the Nolichucky River Valley near present day Johnson City, Tennessee. For a year or so he operated in both Virginia and Tennessee. He was one of a number of potters who settled in the region during the early years of Reconstruction. He named his Chucky Valley pottery the same name that he had used in Pennsylvania, Keystone Pottery. His pottery was marketed not only in East Tennessee, but also in North Carolina, Virginia, and Kentucky. Provenance: Private West Tennessee Collection. CONDITION: Overall good condition with chip to underside of one handle. [See more photos →]

$500.00$600.00
400 Lot 400: Charles Decker Stoneware Crock & S. Bell Jar Charles Decker Stoneware Crock & S. Bell Jar Lot 400: Charles Decker Stoneware Crock & S. Bell Jar

Two (2) Southern pottery items, Charles Decker and Solomon Bell. 1st item: East TN cobalt decorated jar, attrib. Charles Decker of Keystone Pottery, Washington Co., TN, 2 gallon capacity, having extruded lug handles, bold cobalt decorated flower or tulip design on both sides with cobalt accents to the extruded lug handles. Stamped "2" to rim denoting capacity. 11 3/4" H. 19th century. Biography (Courtesy of Carole Wahler): Charles Frederick Decker was born in Germany in 1832. He arrived in Philadelphia in his late teens. Oral tradition suggests he worked at the Remmey Pottery before establishing his Keystone pottery there at the age of 25. He moved his family to Delaware for a few years and then back to Philadelphia. After 1869, Decker moved to Virginia, six miles north of Abingdon. The pottery he operated there was located on land owned by a man named Mallicote (Mallicoat). In 1872, he established his pottery in the Nolichucky River Valley near present day Johnson City, Tennessee. For a year or so he operated in both Virginia and Tennessee. He was one of a number of potters who settled in the region during the early years of Reconstruction. He named his Chucky Valley pottery the same name that he had used in Pennsylvania, Keystone Pottery. His pottery was marketed not only in East Tennessee, but also in North Carolina, Virginia, and Kentucky. 2nd item: Solomon Bell (Virginia, 1817-1882) Strasburg, Virginia stoneware pottery bottle partially stamped "Solomon Bell" with undecipherable stamp below. Upper shoulder with cobalt "winged" style decoration. 7 3/4" H. 19th century. Provenance: Estate of Anne Harrison Taylor & Joseph F. Taylor, Morristown, TN. CONDITION: 1st item: Tight hairline approximately 3" emanating from rim into flower. Chip to the base. 2nd item: A couple of small chips to the rim, overall crazing to the glaze, and a couple of firing flaws to the body. [See more photos →]

$500.00$550.00
401 Lot 401: 3 East TN Pottery Jars, Harmon & Weaver 3 East TN Pottery Jars, Harmon & Weaver Lot 401: 3 East TN Pottery Jars, Harmon & Weaver

Three (3) East Tennessee pottery jars, including Harmon and Weaver. 1st & 2nd items: Two (2) Greene County, East Tennessee stoneware pottery preserving jars with the impressed M P HARMON MOHAWK coggle around the circumference of jar just below the rim for Moses P. Harmon, working Mohawk, TN, circa 1877-1906. 6 1/4" H and 8" H. 3rd item: East Tennessee stoneware pottery jar having a transitional stoneware/earthenware color, unusual rolled rim with incised line below. Stamped WEAVER & BRO / KNOXVILLE for David and George Weaver, working Knoxville, TN, 1876-1887. 8 5/8" H. Provenance: Private West Tennessee Collection. CONDITION: 1st & 2nd items: Smallest jar with chip to rim and 2 hairlines to body. Largest jar with chip to rim and base, hairline to base. 3rd item: Chipping to underside of rim, glaze loss to top of rim. [See more photos →]

$400.00$450.00
402 Lot 402: 5 pcs. Middle TN Pottery incl. Nashville Pottery 5 pcs. Middle TN Pottery incl. Nashville Pottery Lot 402: 5 pcs. Middle TN Pottery incl. Nashville Pottery

Five (5) Middle Tennessee pottery jars, jugs, and beer bottle, including Nashville Pottery. 1st item: Middle TN stoneware brown glazed pottery jug with one strap handle and one lug handle and incised lines around the shoulder. 13 1/2" H. 2nd item: Middle TN stoneware lidded jar with incised decoration to body and scratch signature "John". 6 3/4" H. 3rd item: Nashville Pottery barrel form stoneware pottery storage jar with dark brown glaze. Stamped NASHVILLE POTTERY on the base. 9" H. 4th item: Nashville Pottery brown glazed lidded stoneware pottery storage jar, stamped NASHVILLE POTTERY below the rim. 10" H. 5th item: Nashville TN stoneware beer bottle stamped DIEHL & LORD NASHVILLE TENN. to upper shoulder. 10 1/2" H. All items late 19th/early 20th century. Provenance: Private West Tennessee Collection. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall very good condition. 2nd item: Chip to lid edge and jar rim. Original handle missing. 3rd item: Scattered firing flaws to the body, overall good condition. 4th item: Old chip to rim, one to lid handle, scattered firing flaws to the body. 5th item: Couple of chips to base, otherwise overall good condition. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
403 Lot 403: NC Stoneware Pottery Jar, attrib. Sylvanus Hartsoe NC Stoneware Pottery Jar, attrib. Sylvanus Hartsoe Lot 403: NC Stoneware Pottery Jar, attrib. Sylvanus Hartsoe

North Carolina 4- gallon stoneware pottery jar attributed to Sylvanus Leander Hartsoe (Lincoln County, NC, 1850-1926) having two applied handles, dark alkaline glaze and rutile runs. Incised "4" denoting capacity. 15 3/4" H. CONDITION: Scattered firing flaws to body, firing cracks to the rim. 3" hairline at base, under Minute fleabites to both handles. Overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

$300.00$400.00
404 Lot 404: NC Southern Pottery Face Jug, H. F. Reinhardt NC Southern Pottery Face Jug, H. F. Reinhardt Lot 404: NC Southern Pottery Face Jug, H. F. Reinhardt

Harvey Ford Reinhardt (Vale, Lincoln County, North Carolina, 1912-1960) alkaline glazed folk art pottery face jug, stamped "H. F. Reinhardt Vale, NC" along the lower backside edge. Depicted with large ears and eyes, straight short mustache, an open mouth with ceramic teeth, and a single pulled handle. 7 1/2" H x 7 1/2" dia. 1st half 20th century. Note: a similar face jug form stamped "H. F. Reinhardt Vale N.C." was sold in our January 25, 2020 sale, lot 174. CONDITION: Scattered firing flaws including one above one eyebrow and two flanking the handle. Chip to one ear and losses to back edges on both. Minor losses to handle terminus. [See more photos →]

$3,000.00$3,400.00
405 Lot 405: NC Earthenware Slip Decorated Plate NC Earthenware Slip Decorated Plate Lot 405: NC Earthenware Slip Decorated Plate

Piedmont North Carolina earthenware bowl, possibly Alamance or Randolph County. Lead glazed with polychrome slip decorations including line, wave, and dot decoration in colors of cream and dark brown. 10 3/8" dia. Circa 1800-1830. CONDITION: Overall craquelure to glaze. Scattered chipping to the rim top and underside. Hairline noted to rim, approx. 3" L. [See more photos →]

$2,400.00$2,800.00
406 Lot 406: Moravian Green Glazed Pottery Chicken Moravian Green Glazed Pottery Chicken Lot 406: Moravian Green Glazed Pottery Chicken

North Carolina Moravian earthenware caster in the form of a chicken with an overall green glaze, incised feather and eye decoration, 9 small openings below the beak and a molded comb and feet, all on an integral domed base. 4 1/8" H x 4" L. Note: An original 1891 letter accompanies this lot. The 77 year old writer, C. M. Witt, recalls this piece belonging to his grandmother, Elizabeth Horner (b. Jefferson County, TN 1838 – d. Whitesburg/Hamblen County, TN 1916), who used it as a "pepper shaker". Old label reading "98" on underside of chicken corresponds to a similar numbering system used on an inventory list created by Joseph Feamster Taylor (1892-1965) of Whitesburg, TN, son of Franklin Walter Taylor (1854-1919), grandson of Franklin William Taylor (1810-1897), great grandson of Lieutenant William Graham (1786-1857), the owner of the Early TN Militia coat in Lot 608, and father of Joseph Franklin Taylor (1934-2015), (as referenced on a powder horn, also in this sale). According to the book "The Moravian Potters in North Carolina", Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1972 by John Bivens, Jr., Moravian earthenware forms were probably being sold in frontier stores from Wytheville, Virginia to the Watauga settlement of East Tennessee (p.21, Bivens). Provenance: Descended in the consignor's family. Estate of Anne Harrison Taylor & Joseph F. Taylor, Morristown, TN. CONDITION: Old repaired break to base of chicken body where it joins the base. Scattered losses to glaze and scattered fleabites. [See more photos →]

$1,400.00$1,800.00
407 Lot 407: 3 Stoneware Preserving Jars, North Carolina, Ohio, & Mid-Atlantic 3 Stoneware Preserving Jars, North Carolina, Ohio, & Mid-Atlantic Lot 407: 3 Stoneware Preserving Jars, North Carolina, Ohio, & Mid-Atlantic

Three (3) American stoneware or earthenware preserving jars, includingNorth Carolina, Ohio,Mid-Atlantic. 1st item: North Carolina 1 gallon alkaline glaze stoneware preserving jar faintly stamped below the rim "LSR/Blackburn NC" for Luther Seth Ritchie (Catawba County, 1867 to 1940). 8 1/2" H. Early 20th century. 2nd item: Stoneware preserving jar stamped on the upper shoulder "J. Rambo", attributed to Joseph Rambo (1823-1881), active in Muskingum County, Ohio. 8 1/4" H. Late 19th century. 3rd item: Mid-Atlantic copper oxide glazed earthenware preserving jar with sine wave decoration to the mid-section. Unmarked. 6 3/8" H. Late 19th century. Provenance: Private Southern Collection. CONDITION: 1st item: Scattered firing flaws and glaze voids along the base, in the making. 1/2" chip to rim. Felt protectors added to base. 2nd item: Overall very good condition. 3rd item: Firing flaw to one side, minor glaze exfoliation to rim. [See more photos →]

$400.00$450.00
408 Lot 408: Kentucky and Indiana Stoneware Pottery, Melcher and Usler Kentucky and Indiana Stoneware Pottery, Melcher and Usler Lot 408: Kentucky and Indiana Stoneware Pottery, Melcher and Usler

Three (3) pieces of Indiana and Kentucky pottery. 1st item: Indiana stoneware pottery jug by George Unser (1828-1881), active ca. 1860-1880, Jeffersonville, Clark County. Upper shoulder stamped "G. UNSER/ JEFFERSONVILLE IND" and "2" denoting capacity. 16" H. 2nd-3rd items: Stoneware Jar and jug stamped "A. MELCHER & CO. MANUFACTURERS, LOUISVILLE, KY." Jar – 10" H. Jug – 11" H. All items 3rd quarter 19th century. Provenance: private Middle Tennessee collection. CONDITION: 1st item: 1/2" flake to lip, 1/2" shallow chip to underside, otherwise very good condition. 2nd and 3rd items: Melcher jar has uneven lip, in the making, and a 7" hairline crack extending to center of underside. Melcher jug has broken handle and several abrasions around shoulder, slightly misshapen body with imperfections. [See more photos →]

$400.00$450.00
409 Lot 409: 3 Stoneware Pottery Items, TN & PA 3 Stoneware Pottery Items, TN & PA Lot 409: 3 Stoneware Pottery Items, TN & PA

Three (3) stoneware pottery items, including Tennessee and Pennsylvania. 1st item: Middle Tennessee 4-gallon stoneware pottery jar with lug handles and incised lines below the rim, stamped "4" above one handle denoting capacity. 14 1/4" H x 10 1/4" dia. Late 19th/early 20th century. 2nd item: East Tennessee pottery preserving jar, ovoid form with a brown glaze and incised lines around the upper shoulder. 9" H. Attributed to Blount County, late 19th/early 20th century. 3rd item: Pennsylvania salt-glazed stoneware crock with cobalt stencil reading, "E.S. & B. / NEW BRIGHTON / PA," and "2" denoting capacity. 9 3/4" H x 9" dia. Late 19th century. Provenance: Private West Tennessee Collection. CONDITION: 1st item: Chipping to underside of one handle. 2nd item: Some chipping to inner rim. 3rd item: Overall good condition. Inside with unknown white residue. [See more photos →]

$300.00$350.00
410 Lot 410: 2 Mid-Atlantic Pottery Jars w/ Cobalt Decoration, incl. Myers-Remmey 2 Mid-Atlantic Pottery Jars w/ Cobalt Decoration, incl. Myers-Remmey Lot 410: 2 Mid-Atlantic Pottery Jars w/ Cobalt Decoration, incl. Myers-Remmey

Two (2) Mid-Atlantic pottery jars with cobalt decorations, including Myers-Remmey. 1st item: Baltimore one-gallon salt-glazed stoneware storage jar with cobalt feather decoration stamped below the rim "H. Myers" and "1" denoting capacity, likely made by the potter Henry Remmey or his son. 10 3/8" H. Circa 1821-1829. Note: Though this jar is stamped ÒH.Myers, it was likely made by potter Henry Remmey. Henry Myers was the owner of a china merchants store in Baltimore, Maryland, and in 1821, he succeeded his relatives William and Jacob Myers in ownership of the Baltimore Stoneware Manufactory. Potter Henry Remmey was employed at the Baltimore Stoneware Manufactory and was known for the brushed cobalt blue floral design (source: the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts). 2nd item: Mid-Atlantic two-gallon salt-glazed stoneware storage jar with profuse cobalt floral decoration to one side. 12" H. 1st half 19th century. Provenance: The estate of James (Jimmy) Neely, Smyrna, TN. CONDITION: Both jars overall good condition. 2nd jar with firing flaws noted to cobalt decoration. [See more photos →]

$500.00$550.00
805 Lot 805: Gorham Sterling Footed Centerpiece Bowl Gorham Sterling Footed Centerpiece Bowl Lot 805: Gorham Sterling Footed Centerpiece Bowl

Large Gorham sterling silver centerpiece bowl, low, circular footed form, with repousse melon, pear, apple and grape border, surrounding curved sides decorated at mid-section with band of repousse laurel leaves. Stamped on underside with GORHAM, lion-anchor-G mark, ship date mark, and 20005. 2 1/2"h x 14" diameter. 25.5 oz troy. Second quarter 20th century. Provenance: the estate of Marion H. "Bit" Hutcheson, Happy Valley Farms, Rossville, Georgia. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with a few tiny dents and scratches, no monogram. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
835 Lot 835: Charles Todd signed Rookwood Art Pottery Vase Charles Todd signed Rookwood Art Pottery Vase Lot 835: Charles Todd signed Rookwood Art Pottery Vase

Rookwood Art Pottery vase decorated by Charles S. Todd (Ohio, 1886-1950), dark yellow matte glaze with incised floral design to the upper body. Base with date mark for 1915, shape number, size letter #922D, and artist's initials C.S.T. 8" H. CONDITION: Overall light crazing to glaze, slight rubbing to one upper shoulder. [See more photos →]

$300.00$350.00
843 Lot 843: Cowden & Wilcox Stoneware Batter Jug with Tin Covers Cowden & Wilcox Stoneware Batter Jug with Tin Covers Lot 843: Cowden & Wilcox Stoneware Batter Jug with Tin Covers

Cowden and Wilcox, Harrisonburg, Pennsylvania, stoneware pottery batter jug. Cobalt floral and foliate decoration to the body and beneath the spout, with cobalt accents to the ring handles and lug handle near the base. Impressed Cowden & Wilcox, Harrisburg, PA, just below the rim. Ring handles fitted with a wire bail and wood handle, rim and spout with tin covers. 9 1/8" H x 9" W. Late 19th century. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with underside of lug handle with minor chipping, minor fleabite to rim. [See more photos →]

$600.00$800.00
844 Lot 844: T. Harrington/Lyons Stoneware Crock w/ Cobalt Deer T. Harrington/Lyons Stoneware Crock w/ Cobalt Deer Lot 844: T. Harrington/Lyons Stoneware Crock w/ Cobalt Deer

T. Harrington/Lyons (New York) 4-gallon stoneware crock with cobalt decoration including a deer standing on a foliate ground, "4" denoting capacity and highlights to the lug handles. Impressed T. Harrington/Lyons below the rim. Interior with brown slip. 11 3/8" H x 12" dia. 3rd quarter 19th century. CONDITION: Chip to inner rim. UV light inspection reveals possible v-shaped repair and overspray to region, from rim area down to deer head, approx. 4" L. Otherwise overall good condition. [See more photos →]

$600.00$700.00
845 Lot 845: 4 Northeastern Stoneware Pottery Items 4 Northeastern Stoneware Pottery Items Lot 845: 4 Northeastern Stoneware Pottery Items

Four (4) Northeastern stoneware pottery items. 1st item: Salt-glazed stoneware pottery cake crock, likely Pennsylvania, with cobalt tulip decoration to one side and applied lug handles. 5 1 4" H x 10 3/4" dia. 2nd item: Samuel Irvine, Newville, PA, four-gallon salt-glazed stoneware pottery jug with a pulled applied handle and cobalt "Splitting tulip" decoration to one side. Maker's stamp and 4, denoting capacity below the spout. Cobalt decoration to terminus of the handle. 16 1/2" H. 3rd & 4th items: Pair of 2 salt-glazed stoneware bottles stamped in different fonts "F. T. Sanford" below the thick spouts and highlighted in cobalt. 7 3/4" H & 8" H. All items 2nd half 19th century. Provenance: The estate of James (Jimmy) Neely, Smyrna, TN. CONDITION: 1st item: Chip to rim and one handle, also glaze exfoliation to the rim. 4" x 2" are fluoresces on and below rim near chip. 2nd item: 4" x 6" area fluoresces at base beneath handle. 6 1/2" hairline across base. Old chip to rim, scattered firing flaws. 3rd & 4th items: Overall good condition, some scattered firing flaws. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
846 Lot 846: Lyons Cobalt Decorated Pitcher & Jug Lyons Cobalt Decorated Pitcher & Jug Lot 846: Lyons Cobalt Decorated Pitcher & Jug

Two (2) Lyons, New York stoneware pottery items with cobalt decorations. 1st item: 4 gallon stoneware pottery jug with cobalt three petal flower and two cobalt "4" 's denoting capacity. Stamped LYONS below the spout. 17 3/4" H x 11" dia. 2nd item: 1 gallon stoneware pottery pitcher with cobalt floral sprig and cobalt "1" denoting capacity. Stamped LYONS to the upper shoulder. Interior with dark brown glaze. 10 1/2" H. Both items 3rd quarter 19th century. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall good condition. 2nd item: Chip and fleabite to rim. Chip to underside of outer rim. Approx. 2" hairline emanating from rim, visible from the inside. [See more photos →]

$600.00$700.00
847 Lot 847: 2 New York Cobalt Decorated Pottery Items 2 New York Cobalt Decorated Pottery Items Lot 847: 2 New York Cobalt Decorated Pottery Items

Two (2) New York cobalt decorated pottery items, including N.A. White & Son, Binghamton and Weston & Gregg, Ellenville. 1st item: N.A. White & Son, Binghamton, New York, 5-gallon pottery jar with bird on a flowering branch cobalt decoration to the body. Impressed maker's mark and "5" denoting capacity below the rim. Interior with dark brown glaze. 12 1/4" H x 12 3/4" dia. 2nd item: Weston & Gregg, Ellenville, NY stoneware pottery crock with bird on branch cobalt decoration to the body. Impressed "6" and maker's mark below the rim. 8 1/2" H x 10 1/4" dia. Both items mid 19th century. CONDITION: 1st item: Chip to base, otherwise overall very good condition. 2nd item: Repaired 5 1/4" hairline under left handle extending to base. 1" x 1" hairline under right handle. A couple of chips to inner rim. [See more photos →]

$600.00$800.00
848 Lot 848: New York & New England Cobalt Decorated Pottery Items New York & New England Cobalt Decorated Pottery Items Lot 848: New York & New England Cobalt Decorated Pottery Items

New York and New England cobalt decorated pottery items, 2 items total. 1st item: Brown Brothers, Huntington, Long Island, NY stoneware pottery pitcher with cobalt double crossed stem tulip design below the spout with maker's stamp and "2" denoting capacity above the initial "W". Dark brown glazed interior. Last quarter 19th century. 12 3/8" H. 2nd item: New England 2-gallon pottery jug with bright cobalt floral stem and "2" decoration to the body and cobalt to the handle terminus. 13 1/2" H. Late 19th century. CONDITION: 1st item: Four areas below handle, largest 2 1/2" x 3 1/2", and one 1 3/4" x 3 1/2" area to underside of base floresce under UV light. 2nd item: Minute chipping to spout, otherwise overall good condition. [See more photos →]

$600.00$700.00
849 Lot 849: 2 Cobalt Decorated Pottery Items, NY & MA 2 Cobalt Decorated Pottery Items, NY & MA Lot 849: 2 Cobalt Decorated Pottery Items, NY & MA

Two (2) cobalt decorated pottery items, including Lyons, New York and Edmands & Company, Charlestown, Massachusetts. 1st item: Lyons, New York stoneware pottery 2 gallon milk pan with spout and two lug handles with cobalt tulip design and "2" denoting capacity. Stamped LYONS below the spout. Interior with brown slip. 6 1/2" H x 13 3/4" dia. 2nd item: Edmands & Company, Charlestown, Massachusetts 2-gallon stoneware pottery jug with one pulled hand, cobalt floral decoration to the body, incised 2 denoting capacity and impressed "Edmands & Co." below the spout. 13 1/4" H. Both items 3rd quarter 19th century. CONDITION: 1st item: Fleabite to spout. 9" hairlines to underside of base. Old repairs noted to full diameter/length of body. 2nd item: A couple of shallow chips to the rim, otherwise overall good condition. [See more photos →]

$350.00$450.00
850 Lot 850: 4 Virginia Stoneware Pottery Items, incl. Whiskey 4 Virginia Stoneware Pottery Items, incl. Whiskey Lot 850: 4 Virginia Stoneware Pottery Items, incl. Whiskey

Four (4) Virginia Stoneware Pottery Items. 1st item: 2 Gallon stenciled stoneware pottery advertising jug, with cobalt stencil within a border reading "CB Somerville Staunton, VA" to one side. 10 1/4" H. 2nd item: Stoneware pottery "milk pail" with floral cobalt decoration, attributed to Bell Family, Strausburg, VA. 9 1/4" H. 3rd item: 1 Gallon S. Bell & Son Strausburg, VA stamped stoneware pottery jug. 11" H. 4th item: Two-tone North State Distilling Company, Richmond VA advertising whiskey jug. 13 1/4" H. All Late 19th/Early 20th century. CONDITION: 1st item: Chip to spout. 2nd item: Chip to spout and rim, vertical hairline running from rim to base. 3rd item: Chip to spout. 4th item: Repair to base of handle. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
851 Lot 851: 5 Kentucky I. W. Harper Stoneware Advertising Jugs 5 Kentucky I. W. Harper Stoneware Advertising Jugs Lot 851: 5 Kentucky I. W. Harper Stoneware Advertising Jugs

Group of five (5) I. W. Harper, Nelson Co., Kentucky stoneware advertising whiskey jugs including one (1) commemorative whiskey advertising jug from the 1885 World's Industrial and Cotton Exposition in New Orleans having stenciled lettering and seals on a cream ground, one (1) white slip miniature jug with stenciled lettering reading "Compliments I. W. Harper, Nelson Co. Kentucky" and three (3) miniature jugs having a brown glaze with incised lettering reading "I.W. Harper, Nelson Co. KY". Ranging in size from 3 1/8" H to 7 1/2" H. All Late 19th/Early 20th century. CONDITION: Largest jug with some discoloration noted to spout with some crazing. 3 miniature brown jugs with scattered fleabites to bases. Miniature white jug overall good condition. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
852 Lot 852: 5 Miniature KY Advertising Whiskey Jugs & 1 other 5 Miniature KY Advertising Whiskey Jugs & 1 other Lot 852: 5 Miniature KY Advertising Whiskey Jugs & 1 other

Group of five (5) Kentucky miniature advertising whiskey jugs, 6 items total, including one (1) barrel form with white slip and handle with cobalt stamp "J. W. Mason/ Nelson Co./ Old KY Whiskey", one (1) two-tone brown and white glazed jug with cobalt acorn stamp reading "Old Continental Whiskey", one (1) jug with brown glaze inscribed "J. W. Mason/Nelson County Ky./Whiskey", one (1) jug with brown glaze inscribed "Old Continental Handmade Sour Mash Whiskey, B.B.U.", and one (1) jug with brown glaze incised "Old Continental, Nelson County, Sour Mash, B. Bro's". Lot also includes a brown glazed miniature advertising jug for Mammoth Cave incised "Mammoth Cave, Ky., "Little Brown Jugs", Handmade". Jugs range in size from 2 5/8" H to 4" H. All late 19th/early 20th century. CONDITION: All jugs with minute fleabites to the base. Mammoth Cave jug with one area of rubbing/loss to the glaze. [See more photos →]

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853 Lot 853: 4 Louisville KY Liquor Advertising Jugs 4 Louisville KY Liquor Advertising Jugs Lot 853: 4 Louisville KY Liquor Advertising Jugs

Four (4) Louisville, KY stoneware liquor advertising jugs. 1st item: Nock and Snyder Louisville, KY two-tone brown and white glazed pottery jug with stencil reading Nock & Snyder./Market & Second Sts.,/Louisville, KY". 9" H x 5" W at base. 2nd item: Peter-Neat-Richardson Co. Wholesale Druggists, Louisville, KY two-tone brown and white glazed pottery jug with stencil reading "Peter-Neat-Richardson Co./Wholesale Druggists./Established 1817. Louisville, KY".11" H x 7" W at base. 3rd item: Hilmar Ehrmann and Co. Distillers, Louisville, KY, two-tone brown and white glazed pottery jug with stencil reading "Hilmar Ehrmann & Co./Distillers/Louisville, KY./Cor. Floyd and Market Streets". 12" H x 6 1/2" W at base. 4th item: Italian-Swiss Wine House Whallen Bros., two-tone brown and white glazed pottery jug Louisville, KY, stencil reads "Italian-Swiss Wine House/Whallen Bros., Propr's./Whiskies, Wines, Brandies, and Gins./Guaranteed Absolutely Pure./219-227 W. Jefferson St., Louisville, KY./Telephone 2106". 13" H x 9" W at base. All Late 19th/Early 20th century. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall good condition with crazing and scattered firing flaws, largest 1 1/2". Loss along edge of base, 2". 2nd item: Overall good condition, crazing, and scattered firing flaws, largest 3". Chips along base, largest 1". 3rd item: Overall good condition with hairline emanating from base up the side, approximately 5". 4th item: Overall good condition with scattered firing flaws and loss on front shoulder, 1 1/2". [See more photos →]

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854 Lot 854: 5 Stoneware Liquor Advertising Jugs, KY & OH 5 Stoneware Liquor Advertising Jugs, KY & OH Lot 854: 5 Stoneware Liquor Advertising Jugs, KY & OH

Five (5) stoneware whiskey advertising jugs from Kentucky and Ohio. 1st item: Covington, Kentucky stoneware pottery jug, cream slip and cobalt stencil to lower body reading "Myers & Company/Pure Fulton Whiskey/Covington, KY" and "2" denoting gallon capacity. 13 1/2" H x 9" W at base. 2nd item: Paducah, Kentucky stoneware pottery jug, cream slip, cobalt stencil to lower body reading "Geo. H. Goodman Company/(Incorporated)/Wholesale Whiskey/115 So. 2nd St./Paducah, KY/Sign of the Red Rock" and an encircled "2" denoting gallon capacity. 13 1/2" H x 9" W at base. 3rd item: Covington, Kentucky stoneware pottery jug, cream slip, cobalt stencil to body reading "Myers & Company/Pure Fulton Whiskey/Covington, KY." 10 1/2" H x 7 1/2" W at base. 4th item: Lebanon, Kentucky stoneware pottery jug, dark cream slip, cobalt stencil to body reads "Pure Old Liquor/From/J.H. Kearns, Pro/Sunny Side Saloon/Lebanon, KY." 8 1/2" H x 5 1/2" W at base. 5th item: Cincinnati, Ohio stoneware pottery bottle, gray slip, impressed label reads "Harris Hunt & Co./Maplewood/Sour Mash/Whisky." 9" H x 4" W at base. All Late 19th/Early 20th century. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall good condition with scattered firing flaws, crazing to shoulder glaze, loss on bottom edge, 1". 2nd item: Inconsistently applied glaze, with crazing throughout and scattered firing flaws. Small losses to edge of base and lip, largest 1". 3rd item: Overall good condition with scattered firing flaws. Crazing with small loss to lip and bottom edge, largest 1/2". 4th item: Crazing to glaze, scattered firing flaws, and a series of hairlines extending from across the base up the jug, largest approximately 12". Handle is missing, loss to side and lip, largest 1 1/2" square. 5th item: Overall good condition with scattered firing flaws. Vertical hairline, approximately 5" on side. [See more photos →]

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855 Lot 855: 6 Southern Pottery Advertising Items, incl. Miniatures 6 Southern Pottery Advertising Items, incl. Miniatures Lot 855: 6 Southern Pottery Advertising Items, incl. Miniatures

Six (6) Southern Pottery Items, including Kentucky and Mississippi advertising whisky jugs. 1st item: Kentucky advertising whisky jug, two-tone brown and white slip glaze and cobalt stamp reading "Glenmore Distilleries Co. Owensboro, KY". Inscription on base indicating that this jug was purchased in 1954 in Indiana. 6 1/2" H. 2nd item: John Brennan Vicksburg, Mississippi stoneware whiskey advertising jug, incised "John Brennan/990 S. Washington St./Vicksburg, Miss". 10 1/4" H. 3rd item: Hirsch Brothers Kentucky miniature stoneware vinegar jug, brown glaze with incised inscription. 3 1/8" H. 4th item: Kentucky stoneware miniature pickling jug, brown glaze with incised inscription. 2 3/4" H. 5th item: Kentucky Jones Brothers & Co. miniature vinegar jug, white glaze with cobalt stencil decoration. 3 3/8" H. 6th item: Southern or Midwestern figural stoneware pottery flask in the form of a recumbent pig, brown and white slip glaze. 3" H x 7 1/8" L. All items late 19th/mid 20th Century. CONDITION: 1st item: Blistering to glaze on lower half of body, in the making, otherwise overall good condition. 2nd item: Wear and losses to spout with scattered chipping/losses to body. 3rd & 4th items: Both overall good condition. 5th item: Chipping to rim, one chip to base. 6th item: Overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

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856 Lot 856: 3 TN Whiskey Advertising Stoneware Jugs 3 TN Whiskey Advertising Stoneware Jugs Lot 856: 3 TN Whiskey Advertising Stoneware Jugs

Three (3) Tennessee Whiskey Advertising Stoneware Jugs. 1st item: Jackson, TN 2-gallon whiskey jug with cobalt stenciled lettering "Geo. H. Goodman Company (incorporated), Distillers RED ROCK Whiskey, Branch 108-110 E. Lafayette St., Jackson, TN. Main Office & Warehouse, Paducah, KY" in cobalt frame together with a stenciled 2 below the spout denoting capacity. 13 1/2" H. 2nd item: Nashville stoneware advertising whiskey jug with brown slip top and white slip body, and cobalt stencil reading J. COONEY & CO. / WHOLESALE LIQUORS NASHVILLE TENN. 11" H. 3rd item: Nashville stoneware advertising whiskey jug with brown slip top and white slip body and cobalt stencil reading "Fitzgerald-Lithford Co., Nashville, Tenn., Groceries, Field Seeds and Country Bacon/ WHISKIES, BRANDIES AND WINES, Special attention given to mail orders, All express charges paid on one gallon or over". 10 3/4" H. All late 19th/early 20th Century. CONDITION: All with scattered wear and chipping to spouts, handles, shoulders, and bases. Two jugs with crazing to white slip glaze. J. Cooney & Co. jug with hairline to lower and underside of base. [See more photos →]

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857 Lot 857: 2 Stoneware Jugs, incl. Tennessee 2 Stoneware Jugs, incl. Tennessee Lot 857: 2 Stoneware Jugs, incl. Tennessee

2 stoneware jugs, including Middle Tennessee. 1st item: Middle Tennessee stoneware jug, ovoid form with molded lip, incised sine wave decoration to upper half of body. Light olive-grey glaze. 12 1/2" H. Last half 19th century. 2nd item: Stoneware jug with cobalt "tornado" decoration, stamped N.A. White, Utica, NY (mark used 1882-1890). Has remnants of red-silver paint (likely added later) to midsection, lip and handle. 12" H. Provenance: private Middle Tennessee collection. CONDITION: 1st item: Missing handle. Scattered firing flaws and glaze imperfections. 2nd item: Overall good condition. Silver-red paint likely added later and now wearing off. [See more photos →]

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858 Lot 858: 2 NC Stoneware Pottery Jars, Craven & Crisco 2 NC Stoneware Pottery Jars, Craven & Crisco Lot 858: 2 NC Stoneware Pottery Jars, Craven & Crisco

Two (2) North Carolina stoneware pottery items. 1st item: North Carolina stoneware lidded pottery pot with applied strap handles stamped "J.D. Craven" below one handle for Jacob Dorris Craven, 1827-1895, Randolph and later Moore County, NC. 8" H x 10 1/4" dia. 2nd item: William Henry Chriscoe, Randolph County, North Carolina (1857-1944) salt glazed pottery jar with applied lug handles, stamped below one handle "W H CRISCO" and additional stippled number below denoting capacity. 9 1/4" H. Late 19th/early 20th century. Provenance: Private Southern Collection. CONDITION: 1st item: Hairline emanating from rim down through body, approx. 4 1/2", minor scattered fleabites to outer rim and lid rim. 2nd item: Scattered chipping to rim and to the underside of one handle. [See more photos →]

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859 Lot 859: 3 NC Alkaline Glazed Pottery Jars 3 NC Alkaline Glazed Pottery Jars Lot 859: 3 NC Alkaline Glazed Pottery Jars

Grouping of three (3) Western North Carolina alkaline glazed pottery jars, all with applied lug handles including one (1) with a medium brown glaze, one (1) with a dark brown glaze, and one (1) with a light olive glaze with blue rutile drips. Ranging in size from 12" to 13 3/4" H. Late 19th/early 20th century. Provenance: Private Southern Collection. CONDITION: Largest jar with chipping to underside of rim and to both handles, firing flaws to body. Medium jar with one small chip to underside of rim. Smallest jar with chipping to rim, chipping and losses to one handle. [See more photos →]

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