Fine JOHN BELL, Waynesboro, PA, Redware Cream Pitcher with Sponged Manganese Decoration

October 17, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 25

Price Realized: $3,335.00
($2,900 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium).

October 17, 2015 Auction Catalog

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Fine Diminutive Glazed Redware Pitcher, Stamped "JOHN BELL", Waynesboro, PA, circa 1840-1880, ovoid pitcher with short, flaring collar and ribbed strap handle, the surface decorated with sponged manganese and covered in a clear lead glaze. Impressed with John Bell maker's mark on underside. This example is potted in a desirable small size, survives in exceptional condition, and retains a brilliant luster to the lead-glazed surface. Excellent condition with some wear to rim. H 5 1/4".


Fine JOHN BELL, Waynesboro, PA, Redware Cream Pitcher with Sponged Manganese DecorationFine JOHN BELL, Waynesboro, PA, Redware Cream Pitcher with Sponged Manganese DecorationFine JOHN BELL, Waynesboro, PA, Redware Cream Pitcher with Sponged Manganese DecorationFine JOHN BELL, Waynesboro, PA, Redware Cream Pitcher with Sponged Manganese Decoration

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