February 08, 2020 09:00 AM EST Asheville, North Carolina


Monumental "Dave" Edgefield Stoneware Jar

Edgefield District, South Carolina, dated 1857, runny green and brown alkaline glaze over wide shouldered ovoid form, thick turned rim at neck, large applied lug handles at shoulder measuring 7-1/4 in. and 7 in., bold inscription between handles stating "Lm September 7 1857" and "Dave", 18 in. tall at highest point by 17 in. wide

Note: Illustrated: May 1998, Antiques Magazine, page 644. 

In the inscription  the "p" in September and the "D" in Dave were inscribed together in the same stroke.


Provenance:Collection of Tony and Marie Shank; Collection of Brad Rauschenberg and Judy Aanstad


great condition overall, glaze voids and anomalies as made, minor kiln debris to one handle as made, minor scratches and abrasions to glaze at belly of jar consistent with age and use, abrasion at rim, chips to interior glaze likely as made, 1/2 in. chip to glaze at belly, tiny glaze frit to lower body

Estimate: $40,000 - $60,000
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