Bulbous Redware Jar with Manganese Decoration, Philadelphia, circa 1800

November 3, 2012 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 173

Price Realized: $632.50

($550 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Banded Redware Jar with Heavy Manganese Decoration, Incised "1302," Philadelphia origin, early 19th century, unusually-shaped, ovoid jar with heavily-tooled foot, three rows on incised concentric banding, and narrow opening at top, the surface decorated with streaks of manganese over an orange ground. Incised "1302" on underside. A similar jar is in the collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and is pictured in Garvin's The Pennsylvania German Collection. A 3/4" shallow chip and overall wear to rim area. Chipping to base. A few short, minor lines at base. Some abrasions to glaze around midsection. H 10".

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