RARE Antique Southern Stoneware with Impressed Stamp of S SMYTH & BRO HOLLY SPRINGS, MISS. There is also an error in stamping as the T in the name SMYTH is imprinted upside down. That would make this old pottery extremely rare. This is a canning jar with glaze drips, a band around the base and a nice dark brown glaze with yellowish green color tones on the exterior. The interior is a dark brown albany. Please see all pictures for preowned antique condition. In the 1850’s, the Smyth family immigrated to the U. From Ireland with their family. Their sons, Samuel and Patrick had both been potters in Ireland. They continued their craft making utilitarian wares in Mississippi. In 1880, they employed 10 people. By 1900, they were no longer potters and became farmers. This vessel would make a nice addition to your Mississippi Pottery Collection. The item “RARE Antique Southern Stoneware S SMYTH & BRO HOLLY SPRINGS, MISSISSIPPI Pottery” is in sale since Monday, September 9, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Primitives”. The seller is “jessiecat101″ and is located in Lepanto, Arkansas. This item can be shipped to United States.