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Thu, Jul 14, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 198

Three Catawba Valley Storage Jars

Estimate: $50 - $150

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$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

preserve jar with runny green alkaline glaze, cylindrical form with rounded shoulder, curved neck, flared rim, attributed to Thomas Ritchie, 9 in.; tall tapered preserve jar with rounded shoulder, curved neck, flared rim, 12 in.; rounded preserve jar with straight sided rim, 8-1/2 in.

Provenance: Private North Carolina Collection


glaze voids and anomalies as made, kiln debris, surface wear and abrasions, Ritchie attributed jar with 1 in. rim chip, tall jar with 2-1/2 in. rim repair, 1 in. glaze chip at base edge, residue on exterior, rounded jar with three 3-1/2 in. stabilized hairlines up from base edge, continuing on to base where they all intersect

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