Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Third quarter 19th century, cinder alkaline glazed stoneware, ovoid with tooled spout, arched handle with high center ridge, tapered body, stamped "HR" on upper shoulder and "2".
13 1/2 in.Private Collection, Concord, North Carolina
The impressed mark is similar to the illustrated mark for Henry Ritchie on page 36 of "Two Centuries of Potters: A Catawba Valley Tradition". Henry was the son of Moses Ritchie and the older brother of Thomas Ritchie.
Spout has 1 1/2 in. area of chips; base rim chip.