Butner, John (attr.)
Bethabara, North Carolina
1835-1840 c. EARLY: 1835 LATE: 1840
HOA 14 3/8; DIA (opening) 12 1/8
DESCRIPTION: Large wide-mouthed redware storage jar; glazed inside with brown glaze. Exterior unglazed. 1 strap handle with three deep finger imprints on terminal. Evidence that another handle existed but has broken off. 3 ringed band around shoulder; defined foot. No markings on bottom.
LABEL NOTES: Has a history of use at Bethania Moravian Chruch to carry coffee for Love Feast; attributed to Bethabara master potter John Butner.
Old Salem Collection