March 8, 2008 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 261

Price Realized: $6,900.00
($6,000 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium).

March 8, 2008 Auction Catalog

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Rare Two-Gallon Alkaline-Glazed Stoneware Jug with Iron Slip Inscription "Warante / 2," Stamped "CHANDLER MAKER," Edgefield, SC origin, circa 1850, straight-sided jug with tooled spout, covered in a heavy greenish alkaline glaze. Slip-trailed in iron-oxide with the inscription "Warante / 2". Impressed with Thomas Chandler maker's mark above inscription. Two glazed-over spout chips. In-the-making separation in handle near upper handle terminal. Small base chips. Four 1" in-the-making vertical separations at base. H 15".