Redware Jar w/ Figure of a Man Firing a Gun

November 6, 2010 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 70

Price Realized: $2,300.00

($2,000 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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November 6, 2010 Auction Catalog

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Important Glazed Redware Jar with Manganese Decoration of a Hatted Man Firing a Gun, PA or New England origin, second quarter 19th century, cylindrical jar with pronounced foot, tapered shoulder and squared rim, decorated in manganese with a coated man wearing a large feathered hat and firing a gun. Decoration extends around the circumference of the jar and includes a tree and several brushed splotches, perhaps representing birds. Examples of American redware with figural decorations applied in glaze are considered exceedingly rare. An outstanding work of ceramic folk art. Wear to rim and edge at shoulder. Base chip. H 8 1/2".

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