Salem North Carolina United States of America
lead glazed earthenware
HOA 9″ ; DIA of mouth 8-3/4″; DIA of base 4-3/4″
This fully glazed creampot was signed and dated by Salem potter Henry Shafner (Heinrich Shaffner) shortly after he left the Salem shop of John Holland to establish his own pottery operation, also in Salem. It is inscribed: “Henry Shafner in Salem NC Stokes County June the 14 1834”.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard E. Guthrie, Jr. in memory of Eleanor Shaffner Guthrie