Exceptional Pennsylvania Redware House Sculpture

July 16, 2011 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 43

Price Realized: $6,900.00
($6,000 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium).

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Important Large-Sized Redware Sculpture of a House, Pennsylvania origin, 19th century, hand-built house sculpture with hand-incised bricks and shingles, detailed with four mullioned rectangular windows with drapes, a mullioned circular window, two chimneys, a doorstep, and a bonneted child standing at an open door. Reverse with semi-circular dormer. Second-story windows covered decorated with yellow slip. Roof, chimneys, and reverse covered in a blackish lead and manganese glaze. Entire surface covered in a clear lead glaze. Loss to piece of mullion on circular window. Long flake along left edge of underside, which probably occurred in-the-firing. A few chips along with a shallow 2" flake to bottom edge of roof on reverse. Shallow chip and some tiny nicks to top edge of houses facade. Light wear to base on left side. Possible restoration to chimney liners. L 7 1/8" ; W 5 3/4" ; H 8 3/4".


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