Antique Manganese Glazed Speckled Brown Redware Creamer Jugtown Pottery North Carolina
Description: Redware small creamer with an overall mottled brown glaze. The creamer is ovoid in shape with a flat base, rounded sides, with a slightly rounded shoulder. It has a flared neck that terminates in a rounded collar with a pinched spout. It has arched strap applied handle. The piece is glazed with a brown colored glaze with the characteristic speckles of manganese glazing both inside and out. The piece, which is in great shape, has a wonderful form and size.
Date: Early to mid-20th century.
Origin: Jugtown, North Carolina.
Size: 2" in diameter at the base, 3 3/8" high, and 4 3/8" at its widest including the spout and handle.
Maker: Jugtown Pottery.
Marks: Impressed Jugtown Mark "Jugtown Ware" and a central Jug with a handle.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: This is an antique and beautiful creamer. It has a very nice form and color, which makes this piece a true beauty.
Condition: The creamer is in excellent condition. It has no cracks, repairs, chips, or hairlines. It does have general crazing to the glaze with minimal glaze losses. It has minor glaze losses. Finally as is the case with all these primitive old redware pieces, the piece also has a few of the usual defects you would expect such as pops, unglazed areas and uneven spots. Never the less this is a beautiful piece in great shape. Please note the white spot on the base is a remnant of a paper label which can be easily removed.