Very Unusual Pair of Redware Male and Female Lions, probably Pennsylvania

November 3, 2018 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 271

Estimate: $400-$800

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Rare Glazed Pair of Redware Exotic Cats, probably PA origin, circa 1850-1885, molded figure of a reclining lion on oval mound base with hand-incised grass, the figure's eyes highlighted in manganese, the surface covered in a clear lead glaze; paired with a second reclining cat figure by the same maker, either a lioness or leopard, decorated with manganese highlights to the face and spots on the body, the surface covered in a clear lead glaze. Both in excellent, essentially as-made condition. Lion with a chip to one ear, some wear to muzzle, and a few shallow base chips. Other cat in excellent condition with minor wear to muzzle. H (of lion) 4 1/4" ; L (of lion) 4 1/4".


Very Unusual Pair of Redware Male and Female Lions, probably PennsylvaniaVery Unusual Pair of Redware Male and Female Lions, probably PennsylvaniaVery Unusual Pair of Redware Male and Female Lions, probably PennsylvaniaVery Unusual Pair of Redware Male and Female Lions, probably PennsylvaniaVery Unusual Pair of Redware Male and Female Lions, probably Pennsylvania

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