Redware Begging Dog Figure

January 30, 2010 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 56

Price Realized: $1,265.00

($1,100 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare Slip-Decorated Redware Figure of a Begging Dog, Pennsylvania origin, third quarter 19th century, hand-modeled figure of a dog with incised fur, paws, and facial details, its body raised on its hind legs with front legs outstretched. Figure holds in its mouth a basket with impressed designs and is decorated with cream-colored slip with overlying daubs of manganese. Oval base decorated with impressed circles and manganese around border. Dog and base coated in clear lead glaze. Rare begging stance. Provenance: Ex-Pauline Heilman Collection. Restoration to most of both front legs. Restoration to one basket handle. Fleck of glaze loss to muzzle. Minor glaze loss to ears. Glaze wear to bottom edge of base. H 4 1/8".

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