JOHN BELL / WAYNESBORO Stoneware Jug

July 17, 2010 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 127

Price Realized: $1,150.00

($1,000 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare Three-Gallon Lead-Glazed Jug with Cobalt Tulip Decoration, Stamped "JOHN BELL / WAYNESBORO," circa 1860, large, semi-ovoid jug with semi-squared spout and ribbed handle, decorated with three large cobalt dotted tulips, swags flanking the handle, and a leaf-like design along the top of the handle. Surface covered in an unusual lead glaze. Examples of cobalt-decorated John Bell pottery with this lead-glazed treatment are significantly rarer than his salt-glazed products. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market piece consigned from Georgia. Mint condition. H 17".


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