Large Middle TN stoneware pottery jar with applied heart, diamond, flower and swag decoration, double strap handles, and ruffled rim. Attributed to the Hedgecough Pottery (Putnam County, TN, 1890s – late 1930s). Green to brown transitional glaze. 15 3/4" H. 18 lbs. Late 19th/early 20th century. Note: A similar example is featured on the cover of and on page 366 (Figure 2-177) Volume I of the book "Tennessee Potteries, Pots, and Potters-1790s to 1950", by Samuel D. Smith and Stephen Rogers. Published in 2011 by Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Division of Archaeology. Provenance: Private Knoxville, TN collection. CONDITION: Overall very good condition. One firing flaw noted to handle.
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