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Summer Fine Art & Antiques Auction - Day 1

Sat, Jul 8, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 180

2 Southwest VA J. B. Magee Stoneware Pottery Items

Estimate: $300 - $400
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Two (2) Southwest VA J. B. Magee (Washington Co., Virginia) stoneware pottery items.1st item: Tall unglazed jug with incised stamp to the upper shoulder reading J. B. MAGEE. 11 1/4" H. 2nd item: Tall stoneware preserving jar stamped J.B.MAGEE below the incised upper shoulder. Both pieces 4th Qtr. 19th century. Note: An example of Magee's pottery can be found in the book "Great Road Style: The Decorative Arts Legacy of Southwest Virginia & Northeast Tennessee", Betsy K. White, University of Virginia, page 144. Examples of Magee pottery are also shown in the catalog and 2005 exhibit, "Legacy in Clay: Pottery of Washington County, Virginia" William King Regional Arts Center, Abingdon, VA.


1st iterm: Chip to spout, hairline emanating from the base to mid-wall on backside near handle. 2nd item: Vertical hairline emanating from rim down through the body, otherwise overall good condition. Interior and exterior with remnants of later added paint.

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Private Hawkins County, Tennessee collection.