Artist

Maker Unknown

Nationality

American

Title of Work

Stoneware Jar No. 266

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Medium

Pottery

Collection/Provenance

Gift of James Carley.

Art & Design Study Collection

Status

Displayed

Location

Hughes Fine Arts Center

Additional Information

Gray stoneware jar, salt glaze, #265 with 4 swooshes of blue decorations. Impressed 2 with 3 dots over it on shoulder. Nice tooling at neck. Some sagging in the fire. Brown slip inside 13" high. These 2 pots found in Blue field, WV. Had belonged to the Jones family in Ashland (near Richmond) VA. See: Rice and Stout, the Shanandoah Pottery. These are possibly by Samuel Bell. Stoneware jar 8" high. Dark gray with 3 swaths of orange running the full length.

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