Rare Slip-Decorated Redware Bowl, possibly NC, late 18th or early 19th century

October 28, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 16

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Rare Slip-Decorated Redware Bowl, possibly North Carolina origin, late 18th or early 19th century, ovoid bowl with footed base and thick, tapered rim, the bowl's lead-glazed interior decorated with a yellow slip stem bearing daisy-shaped blossom, edge in streaks of dark-brown manganese. A lead-and-manganese glaze extends from the exterior rim to the interior wall of the bowl, the rim decorated with vertical yellow-slip trails interspersed with blackish-slip spots. Interior rim area accented with a yellow slip lines. The use of a dark manganese coating, vertically-stripe accents and geometric floral motifs are all consistent with North Carolina redware of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Very nice condition with two small chips to foot, some shallow rim chips, a glazed-over 2 3/8" area of shallow chipping to bottom edge of rim, and some light wear to interior. H 2" ; Diameter 9 1/8".


Rare Slip-Decorated Redware Bowl, possibly NC, late 18th or early 19th centuryRare Slip-Decorated Redware Bowl, possibly NC, late 18th or early 19th centuryRare Slip-Decorated Redware Bowl, possibly NC, late 18th or early 19th centuryRare Slip-Decorated Redware Bowl, possibly NC, late 18th or early 19th centuryRare Slip-Decorated Redware Bowl, possibly NC, late 18th or early 19th century

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