Western NC Folk Pottery, Three Pieces, Burlon Craig (Lincoln County, 1914-2009)
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Two swirl ware vases; the first a baluster vase, gray and white glazed clay swirl, stamped on the bottom (11.5 x 6 in.; the second a four handled porch vase of light tan and white glazed swirl, sine waves decorate the band between the handles, stamped on the bottom (17 x 11 in.) (firing cracks to the handles; drying crack on the bottom; .5 inch chip to the underside of the exterior rim); the third a buggy jug composed of gray and white swirl clay, large applied features, open mouth with five china plate teeth, glazed inset blue eyes, inscribed on the bottom "B.B.CRAIG / HENRY N.C."(12.75 x 7 in.)
Face Jug: Hairline from the bottom up the side 5 in.; typical firing cracks at upper handle attachments.