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Emporium Auction | January 25, 2024

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  • Southern Pottery
Lot 778

Sand Mountain Alabama Decorated Jug

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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$3,000 $250
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dark olive green alkaline glaze, short sided rounded form, incised band and wavy line decoration at shoulder, short spout, applied thick curved strap handle with impressed finger mark at terminus, possibly made by W.T. Belcher, mid 19th century, 7-1/2 in.

Provenance: James E. Mulkin Collection, Bessemer, Alabama

Note: Birmingham Museum of Art sticker on base, dated 2/21/86, signed AHG, numbered 2509, data and photographs recorded from the Alabama Decorative Arts Survey, archived at the Birmingham Public Library.

Condition

glaze voids and anomalies as made, minor surface abrasions, 3/4 in. chip to base edge, hair line on base running up the side of jar in glaze for an 1-1/2 in., small chip on base, otherwise good condition

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James E. Mulkin Collection, Bessemer, Alabama

1/17Note updated: Birmingham Museum of Art sticker on base, dated 2/21/86, signed AHG, numbered 2509, data and photographs recorded from the Alabama Decorative Arts Survey, archived at the Birmingham Public Library.