New England Redware Jar with Manganese Decoration

July 16, 2011 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 171

Price Realized: $4,800.00

($4,000 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Fine and Rare Glazed Redware Jar, New England origin, early to mid 19th century, ovoid form with footed base, flared rim, and applied handles, decorated with a folky design of haphazard manganese stripes over a light greenish-tan ground. (Underlying clay is a light buff color.) Good form with excellent coloration. Wear to rim. 1 1/2" hairline above left handle. Wear to surface around midsection. Spots of in-the-firing bubbling to glaze. H 9".

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