Up for auction is a Signed and Early, C.C. Cole Pottery, North Carolina Art Pottery, Candle Jug with a Yellow and Burgandy Spotted Glaze over White Slip Glaze, Circa 1930's in Excellent Condition. This wonderful old C.C. Cole candle jug has a red ink-stamp mark on the bottom, but it has deteriorated to the point w it's not very legible anymore. You can tell t was an "O" in the stamp, so its hard to say if the ink-stamp originally stated "Cole" or perhaps this was made for one of the many tourist establishments the pottery made wares for. I don't know of C.C. Cole ever using an ink-stamp, but they did use an impressed mark at times. The only documented ink-stamps I know of by a Cole Pottery that weren't used for a wholesale customer were used by the A.R. Cole Pottery. This glaze is also a featured and documented glaze in the book "North Carolina Art Pottery, 1900 to 1960, Identification and Value Guide" by A. Everette James. In the chapter on the Cole Family Potteries t is a fan vase featured on page 175 that adorns this exact same glaze treatment. This candle jug is in excellent shape overall with no chips or cracks in the clay body of the piece anyw T is one small glaze flake on the edge of the opening of the jug that you can see it at the top right. You can see this glaze flake in the gallery and 2nd photo and t is also a close-up

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