These two traps are from a set of four stoneware ant traps that sold for $275 at a 2011 auction sponsored by the Southern Folk Pottery Collectors Society of Bennett, N.C. The traps are covered with a rust-brown Albany slip glaze. The traps, probably made in South Carolina, date from about 1900.
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