Lot 1366
Six Western NC Pottery Vessels
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
To include: a cinder glazed storage jar with a high rim and applied lug handles (rim scrapes) (14.5 x 7.5 in.); three alkaline / Albany slip glazed jars (8-10 in.) (the largest with some rim chipping); a six gallon ovoid molasses jug lacking spout and handles; a whiskey jug produced in imitation of Northern commercial vessels.

The Lifelong Collection of Keith and Caroline Gray, Charlotte, NC. Keith and Caroline Gray were passionate about antiques, art, and history. Together they attended antique shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics. Both were longtime supporters of the Mint Museum in Charlotte, with Caroline serving in multiple capacities from docent to a member of the acquisitions board and trustee. Caroline translated her love of material culture into a successful career, becoming a certified property appraiser in Charlotte.