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Sullivan County, Tennessee redware jug, attributed to the Cain pottery. Lead glazed jug with pulled handle, sine wave and incised lines bordering the upper bulbous midsection, ringed collar with smoothed rim, beaded foot, bottom with areas of pooled glazing. Single thumb print to handle terminus. 8" H. 19th century. Provenance: Hawkes Estate, located in Cooks Valley area of Sullivan County. For additional examples of pottery from the East Tennessee area, refer to "Earthenware Potters Along The Great Road in Virginia and Tennessee," Moore, J. Roderick, The Magazine Antiques, September 1983, pp. 528-537. Note – this jug was in the "Made in East Tennessee: Pottery" exhibit at the Museum of East Tennessee History September 1996 – February 1997. Condition: Old shallow chip to rim and base. Chips filled with removable wax. Minor wear to glaze commensurate with age.