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Emporium Auction | January 25, 2024

Thu, Jan 25, 2024 09:00AM EST
Lot 783

Four Stamped Pieces of Alabama Stoneware

Estimate: $100 - $300

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$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

mid 19th century, all with salt glazes, small beehive jug and incised two handle jar stamped "BW", made by Benjamin Williams, Perry County, Alabama, 8-1/4 and 8-1/2 in.; small canning jar stamped "GWM", made by George W. Martin, Marion County, Alabama, 6-3/4 in.; two handled jar with ring decoration stamped "JFM:", made by James Franklin Morton, Perry County, Alabama, 9-1/2 in.

Provenance: James E. Mulkin Collection, Bessemer, Alabama


glaze voids and anomalies as made, surface abrasions and clay body chips, BW jug with 3/4 in. rim chip and other smaller rim chips, BW jar with 1 in. clay body chip mid body. 3 large clay body losses on base, JFM jar with various rim chips and loss of entire handle, clay body chip, GWM jar with various rim chips

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James E. Mulkin Collection, Bessemer, Alabama