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March 2015: Stoneware & Redware Pottery.
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Price Realized: $287.50 ($250 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium).
Rare Molded Redware Mask-Spouted Pitcher, Stamped "J. FRITZ," probably John Fritz, Lancaster County, PA, mid to late 19th century, octagonal pitcher with molded and hand-incised mask spout, the surface covered in a streaky lead-and-manganese glaze. Underside impressed in raised letters "J. FRITZ". Horizontal crack at base of handle. Approximately 4" tight crack from rim on reverse. Small chips to spout and rim. H 8 1/4".
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