1st item: East Tennessee stoneware pottery jar having a transitional stoneware/redware color, unusual rolled rim with incised lines below. Stamped "Weaver & Bro./Knoxville" for David and George Weaver (Knoxville, working 1876-1887) and "2" denoting capacity. 11 3/4" H. 2nd item: East Tennessee salt-glazed stoneware pottery jar with a stamped "Weaver & Bro./Knoxville, Tenn" for David and George Weaver (Knoxville, working 1876-1887). 9" H. Note: The Weaver Pottery was listed in the Knoxville Business Directory from 1876-1887 with David Weaver listed as the proprietor and George C. Weaver as a potter. (Ref. Smith & Rogers, Survey Of Historic Pottery Making In Tennessee 1979", Division Of Archeology, Tennessee Department Of Conservation). Provenance: Private Southern Collection. CONDITION: 1st item: Scattered chipping to top, sides and underside of rim, a couple of losses to the body with scattered firing flaws. 2nd item: Jar slightly mis-shapen. Appros. 1 1/4" chip loss to body, scattered firing imperfections.
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