Glazed Redware Bulb Starter.

March 21, 2009 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 132

Price Realized: $690.00

($600 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Very Rare Glazed Redware Bulb Starter, probably PA origin, mid 19th century, dome-shaped vessel with tooled foot and slightly flared rim created with five rows of carved holes, likely designed as a starter pot for plant bulbs. Surface decorated with heavy flecks of manganese and covered in a clear lead glaze. Highly unusual form. Rim chips. Wear and a few chips to base area. H 10 1/2".

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