Lot 1090
Rare Stamp, Henry Ritchie (worked 1850s Lincoln County, NC), Two Gallon Jug
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.