A very fine and highly decorated redware pitcher attributed to the Cain pottery of Sullivan County, Tennessee will be offered in the May 12th auction. The elaborate use of manganese and yellow slip to decorate the exterior body of the pitcher, manganese runs in the interior, and inscribed sine waves around the midsection make it […]
An extremely important example of Tennessee pottery by Christopher Alexander Haun (1821-1861) will be offered in the May 12th Southern antiques auction. Haun is one of the most accomplished potters in Tennessee history, and his surviving works are some of the finest known examples of 19th century American redware. Christopher Haun had pro-Union sympathies during […]
Important discovery of art works by Litchfield County, Connecticut artist, Walworth Stilson (1874-1962). Stilson, a prolific illustrator, had over 2400 of his art works destroyed in a fire during the 1920s. The upcoming May 12th auction will be the largest offering of Walworth Stilson's art at public auction. Art offered will include several gouache on […]
Tested and passed 2006 USPAP. Course sponsored through the Appraisers Association of America (AAA), New York City.
Southern redware and stoneware research has made significant strides in the last 25 years. Entire new schools of pottery have been discovered, uncovering new forms and traditions. The pottery of the “Great Road”, encompassing Southwest Virginia and Eastern Tennessee represents a newly discovered pottery tradition. The Great Road region The Great Road name was given […]