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U0910SW.SOUTHMAYDBLACKING.M   Excellent early brown saltglazed stoneware widemouthed blacking jar impressed clearly to upper body "SOUTHMAYD/BOARDMAN'S/JAPAN.BLACKING" in serif caps. Flat base, straight sides, short flat shoulder into widebased outward tapering squat thick neck trimmed li edge and flattened. Veyr light brown glaze to lip and dripping down neck. Pale. speckled body. Some nibbles and a small chip to lip edge. three very small flakes to shoulder. Overall good. Rare and desirable impressed item. 6 1/2"high, 2 5/8" diameter   £sold

Early impressed Southmayd blacking jar

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