Two (2) large Western North Carolina alkaline glazed stoneware storage jars, one having a dark brown glaze with two strap handles applied on the upper shoulder (18 1/4" H) and the other with brown alkaline drip glaze, one strap handle applied just below the spout and an incised "4" denoting capacity (17" H). Both pieces Late 19th century. Provenance: Brad Swanson Collection, Abingdon, VA. CONDITION: 1st jar with hairline crack emanating from the rim, approx. 2" L, some scattered firing flaws. 2nd jar handle shows restoration when examined under blacklight, some scattered firing flaws, otherwise overall good condition.
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