Lot 304
NC Pottery, Chester Webster (Randolph Country, mid-19th Century), Presentation Flower Pot
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Stoneware, an open form originally with two applied strap handles, the front with distinctive incised with bird perched on floral branch, the opposing side marked incised "E R / 1872", with punch decoration to the throat and upper shoulder, the base with four original water drain holes.

8 x 8 in.

From the collection of the late Bragg Cox, Cary, North Carolina

Reference:Webster School of Folk Potters, Quincey Scarborough and Samuel Scarborough, P. 59 Fig. 60 for a similar incised bird on floral branch.

Rim has one large chip and loss; missing both strap handles; large break and repair to one half of body now glued and staple. The break goes through the lower edge of the floral branch.

$2,000 - 4,000