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Salt glazed stoneware wit Albany slip interior, well-turned with rounded mouth, tooled neck above lug handles, some salt spotting and kiln drips with two areas over-fired, hand-inscribed "4" and in script, "Gay".
18 3/4 in.Private Collection, Washington, North Carolina
In June of 1861 Gay enlisted in the Confederate Army in Union County, North Carolina. He was later wounded at the Battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia after which he was discharged. A few of his work exist with the circular stamp with an alkaline glaze, while salt glaze pieces are signed in script.
Good condition; original potting defects.