Three (3) pieces of Indiana and Kentucky pottery. 1st item: Indiana stoneware pottery jug by George Unser (1828-1881), active ca. 1860-1880, Jeffersonville, Clark County. Upper shoulder stamped "G. UNSER/ JEFFERSONVILLE IND" and "2" denoting capacity. 16" H. 2nd-3rd items: Stoneware Jar and jug stamped "A. MELCHER & CO. MANUFACTURERS, LOUISVILLE, KY." Jar – 10" H. Jug – 11" H. All items 3rd quarter 19th century. Provenance: private Middle Tennessee collection. CONDITION: 1st item: 1/2" flake to lip, 1/2" shallow chip to underside, otherwise very good condition. 2nd and 3rd items: Melcher jar has uneven lip, in the making, and a 7" hairline crack extending to center of underside. Melcher jug has broken handle and several abrasions around shoulder, slightly misshapen body with imperfections.
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