Very Large Alabama Pottery Jug
Probably late 19th century

5 gallons. 18 1⁄2 inches (height). No defects to note.

Wonderful, almost translucent glaze over a very fine kaolin clay. The clay body can be seen where the potters fingerprints are evident around the handle. Nice bulbous form, and a flat rim, as was the tradition with some Alabama potters. No doubt, this unique jug could be attributed to a specific potter by a scholar of Southern pottery.

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