West Tennessee two handled jar, attributed to T.W. Craven of Henderson County, TN. Reverse side with incised 6, denoting gallon capacity. Crimped medial flange joining both halves of the jar, two lug handles, salt drips. 17" H. The Cravens were important potters in the Piedmont area of NC and are best known for their salt-glazed stoneware (See Smith and Rogers' Survey of Historic Pottery Making in Tennessee and Turners and Burners by Charles Zug.) 19th century. Knoxville, TN collection, acquired from Carole Wahler in the early 1970s. Condition: Chip in rim and handle, otherwise in excellent condition.
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