STAMPED "D S", DANIEL SEAGLE, LINCOLN CO., CATAWBA VALLEY, NORTH CAROLINA STONEWARE OVERSIZED JAR, alkaline-glazed, "15" gallon capacity mark, finely potted bold ovoid form with flat-top rounded rim and four applied deep tab handles spaced around shoulder. Daniel Seagle (1805-1867), Lincoln Co., NC. Second quarter 19th century. 19 1/2" H, 10 5/8" D rim.
Literature: Parallels Perry (ed.) - North Carolina Pottery: The Collection of the Mint Museums,
p. 176, pl. 350; and Hewitt/Sweezy, The Potter's Eye, Art & Tradition in North Carolina Pottery,
pp. 130, 131.
Provenance: From the Ann and Clay Ring family collection, Winston-Salem, NC.
Acquired from an individual in Shelby, NC about 22 years ago.Shipping Note:
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Excellent condition, hard to see, light "Y'-shaped hairline from base, not affecting resonance, otherwise undamaged.