Outstanding Ovoid Redware Jar Dated 1808 and Decorated with Green, Brown and Yellow Slip

March 2, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 160

Price Realized: $8,337.50

($7,250 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Outstanding Open-Handled Redware Jar with Profuse Latticework and Flower Blossom Decoration in Green, Yellow, and Brown Slip, Dated "1808," Pennsylvania origin, finely-potted, rotund jar with rounded foot, inset rim, and applied strap handles, the entire body of the jar with elaborate crossed trails of yellow, green, and brown slip. Midsection decorated with a band of simplified flower blossoms in the form of green circles surrounded by cream-colored spots. Shoulder decorated on front and back with the manganese slip date "1808" flanked by manganese spots. Handles decorated with manganese slip stripes. Surface covered in a clear lead glaze. Exceptional form, wonderful decoration, and rare early date. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, purchased approximately sixty years ago. A chip and wear to rim. Sporadic spots of glaze loss to surface. Two base chips. H 7".

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