Mud, Sweat, and Tears: Dave the Slave Pottery and Poetry,,,Edgefield County, SC. His work is unique in that he had the strength and skill to turn very large pieces upwards of 40 gal and that he, a slave, could read and write. Often penned verse directly onto his work. Rare to find signed pieces.
Southern, possibly Georgia, salt glaze stoneware pottery jug with incised on the upper shoulder near the handle denoting gallon capacity. item: Southern stoneware inkwell, most likely Middle TN, beehive form.