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    Posted 7 years ago

    stampingfl…
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    Found this beautiful pitcher at a sale but I can find nothing like it on the web. It doesn't help that I cannot read the signature. I have included both directions of the signature because I am unsure which way it really goes. I am puzzled the whole way around by this pitcher. It is a smooth stone texture outside and inside but then as you can see, at the bottom is a line where it looks like ceramic. Is there a stone overlay that goes over ceramic that looks like this? And does anyone know who the artist may be. It is well worn with pitting but has a very good energy about it.

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    1. art.pottery, 7 years ago
      It's McCarty pottery of Merigold Mississippi. Plenty of info if you google it, kind of an interesting history as I recall.
    2. art.pottery, 7 years ago
      The dark line on the rim is deliberate btw, not a glaze flaw.
    3. stampingflowerpower, 7 years ago
      Thank you art.pottery! You solved the mystery. I enjoyed learning about the McCarty Pottery! Never would have figured that signature out! Beautiful stuff.

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