East Tennessee, possibly Knox County, stoneware pottery small lidded jar, with 3 deeply incised lines around the shoulder. Upper body with impressed semi-circle stamp "W. Grinstaff" for William Grindstaff, with a sideways "1" underneath and backwards "S" in the name stamp. 6 1/4" H with lid. Late 19th century. Note: This jar was featured in the 1996 "Tennessee Turned: Earthenware and Stoneware Made in East Tennessee 1800-1900" East Tennessee Historical Society exhibition. CONDITION: Excellent condition.
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