Lot 1045
Two NC Earthenware Crocks, Attributed Dicks or Watkins Family of Potters
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Early 19th century, Randolph County, crafted in the style of the Quaker potters with an unglazed exterior and a heavy brown lead glaze on the interior, rim and handles.

Larger 9 3/4 x 11 x 9 in.; Smaller 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.

Private Collection, Concord, North Carolina

The larger crock is pictured in the Southern Folk Pottery Collector's Society newsletter 1997, a copy of which accompanies this lot.
The town of Randleman was originally called "Dicks" after this prominent family.

Allover chips and losses to the glazed areas; scrapes and flakes to the earthenware. Larger: 1 1/4 in. handle chip; 1 in. rim chip; interior chips, hole in bottom. Smaller: extreme surface erosion, base rim hairline extending to underside hole.