A. R. Cole American Southern Folk Art Pottery Vintage1930's~ 1940's Rare Teapot Rutile Glaze

A. R. Cole (Arther Ray Cole)1892-1974 lived and worked in Sanford, North Carolina. His family was one of the seven original families to start up pottery making in Seagrove, NC. This is a rare teapot made by him with his famous rutile glaze. The teapot is in excellent condition, free from cracks, chips, repairs, etc. The teapot is marked with the A R Cole Pottery, Sanford, N.C. in a circular form. It has a water spill lip and it's green & brown in color. This is a fine and beautiful piece of American folk art pottery from the great smokey mountains. It's perfect for any collection, or if you are beginning to collect folk art pottery.

The teapot holds, 28-30 ozs. liquid, it stands 4 1/2" high, it's 8 1/2" from spout to handle, the base is 3 1/2" wide and the top opening is 3 3/4" wide.

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Item ID: A R Cole Rutile GlazeTea Pot

$149 USD

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