JOHN BELL Redware Lidded Ale Mug

May 31, 2008 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 132

Price Realized: $3,450.00

($3,000 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Lead and Manganese Glaze Redware Lidded Ale Mug, Stamped "JOHN BELL," circa 1850, ovoid mug with domed lid and slightly flared collar, decorated with streaks of manganese and covered in a clear lead glaze. Mug in mint condition. Lid with edge chip and wear to flange on underside. H (including lid) 6 1/4".

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