1st item: Tall Western North Carolina alkaline glazed pottery jar with two applied strap handles near the wide mouth, incised "5" on the upper shoulder denoting capacity. 18" H. 2nd item: Western North Carolina alkaline glazed pottery jug. 10 1/4" H. 1st & 2nd items Late 19th century. 3rd item: Large Western North Carolina alkaline glazed pottery jar, bulbous form with lug handles. 13 1/2" H. Mid-19th century. Provenance: Collection of Wilma and Jack Murray, Knoxville, TN. Total weight of all jars: CONDITION: 1st item: Small hole at upper shoulder. Body of jar with several mis-shapened areas and one indentation on upper shoulder, in the making. Scattered firing flaws to the glaze. 2nd item: Overall very good condition, some firing imperfections to the body. 3rd item: Old break encircling 2/3 of the base with some cracks.
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