Quart-Sized JOHN BELL / WAYNESBORO Redware Jug with Sponged Manganese Decoration

July 20, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 280

Price Realized: $920.00

($800 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare Quart-Sized Redware Jug, Stamped "JOHN BELL / WAYNESBORO," PA origin, circa 1850-1880, ovoid jug with semi-squared rim, decorated with heavy manganese sponging over an orange clay ground. Impressed "JOHN BELL / WAYNESBORO" on shoulder. Unusual small size. Excellent condition with some scratches to surface, light wear to handle, and typical wear to top edge of spout. H 7 3/4".




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