Very Rare Slip-Decorated Redware Plate with Stump and Fence Motif

November 2, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 189

Price Realized: $1,610.00

($1,400 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

PLEASE NOTE:  This result is 7 years old, and the American ceramics market frequently changes. Additionally, small nuances of color, condition, shape, etc. can mean huge differences in price. Please Contact Us for a Current, Accurate assessment of your items.

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Very Rare Slip-Decorated Redware Plate with Stump and Fence Motif, PA or New England origin, second quarter 19th century, with coggled edge, the interior decorated with a large yellow slip stump, detailed with a striped and spotted edge, flanked by a split-rail fence. This is the first American redware plate we have seen with a stump decoration. This design is occassionally found on American stoneware products of New York State and New England, during the 1850-1880 time period. An outstanding example. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, purchased by the consignor at the Walter Himmelreich Sale, Pennypacker Auctions, Reading, PA, May 30-31, 1958. 1 5/8" flake to edge. A few other minor chips and wear to edge. 2 1/4" strip of glaze loss to interior. Surface wear and a few other flecks of glaze loss to interior. Diameter 10 1/2".


Very Rare Slip-Decorated Redware Plate with Stump and Fence Motif

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