S. BELL & SON / STRASBURG (Virginia) Multi-Glaze Redware Pitcher

October 30, 2004 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 64

Price Realized: $4,400.00

($4,000 hammer, plus 10% buyer's premium)

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Rare Multi-Glazed Redware Cream Pitcher, Stamped "S. BELL & SON / STRASBURG," circa 1890, bulbous cream pitcher with short flared collar, decorated with colorful splashed green and brown glaze over a cream colored ground. Excellent form and superior color. This example is somewhat larger and more ovoid than most Valley pitchers of this type. Impressed with the maker"s mark "S. BELL & SON / STRASBURG" (light stamp) on the underside. Very nice condition, with minor flaking on one side, and minor rim wear. Height 7".

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