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East Tennessee miniature redware teapot or pitcher, tall straight sides, with sine wave incising and incised lines around body and spout. Made by the Mort pottery family of Jefferson County, TN. Condition – Very tight hairline starting at mid-section and ending at base, minor flakes to rim and spout. 8 15/16″ H x 10″ W. Mid 19th century. Note – similar pottery forms and sherds attributed to the Mort pottery of Jefferson Co., TN can be viewed in the current “Tennessee Turned: Earthenware and Stoneware Made in East Tennessee 1800-1900” exhibit curated by Carole Carpenter Wahler through October 30, 2011 at the Museum of East Tennessee History, Knoxville.