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Emporium Auction | January 25, 2024

Thu, Jan 25, 2024 09:00AM EST
Lot 796

Four Pieces of Baldwin County Alabama Pottery

Estimate: $100 - $300

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circa late 18th century, all with Albany slip glazes, one jug stamped "W.O." for Captain William O'Neil, Daphne area, Alabama, 8-1/2 in.; two jugs stamped "James Beasley" small one stamped "Montrose Ala" the larger stamped "Bay Minette, Al", 8-1/2 and 10-1/4 in.; pitcher with runny albany slip glaze, unknown maker, 9-1/2 in.

Provenance: James E. Mulkin Collection, Bessemer, Alabama


glaze voids and anomalies as made, surface abrasions, chips to glazes and clay bodies, base edge wear, residue, W.O. jug with spout chip, large Beasley jug with small rim chip, pitcher in good condition, all with condition consistent with age and use

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James E. Mulkin Collection, Bessemer, Alabama