JOHN BELL Redware Cream Jar

July 20, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 291

Price Realized: $115.00

($100 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Redware Jar, Stamped "JOHN BELL," Waynesboro, PA origin, circa 1840, approximately one-and-a-half-gallon ovoid jar with heavily-tooled shoulder and squared rim, the interior covered in a lead and manganese glaze. Jar is somewhat earlier than most John Bell jars of this type known. Base chips. A few rim chips. 2 1/8" hairline to left of maker's mark. Some typical, fairly minor glaze flakes to interior. H 9 1/2".

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