Alabama Folk Pitcher, signed & dated
"John Terry April the 8th 1887"
7 inches (height). Excellent condition. Ex Jimmy Allen.
Signed and dated 19th century Alabama folk pottery is extremely rare.
"Terry, John H. ( 1810 SC--). Bibb Co. 1850: Potter; 1860: Farmer. He married Elizabeth Emily Baker in 1833 in St. Clair Co. Their children were all born in from 1833 - 58. (Barnhill and Barnhill) He lived with his mother, Nancy Jordan Terry (1772 VA--) in 1850." (Reference: Brackner, Joey, Alabama Folk Pottery, The University of Alabama Press, 2006.)