Very Rare Stoneware Sugar Bowl with Manganese Decoration att. Henry Glazier, Huntingdon, PA

November 2, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 403

Price Realized: $2,300.00

($2,000 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Exceedingly Rare Stoneware Sugar Bowl with Brushed Manganese Decoration, attributed to Henry Glazier, Huntingdon, PA, circa 1840, delicately-potted sugar bowl with bulbous midsection, footed base, applied lug handles, and heavily-tooled rim. Body of sugar bowl decorated with brushed reddish-brown swags. Area below handles decorated with manganese dashes. daubs. Additional manganese highlights to handle terminals. Excellent color and outstanding form by Central Pennsylvania's earliest stoneware potter. This recently-discovered example is the only Glazier example of the form we have seen. Missing lid. Tight surface line around base with a l" vertical surface line extending upward from it, all presumably in-the-firing and not visible on the interior. 7/8" vertical line at base, continuing 1 7/8" onto underside, which is partially visible on interior. 5/8" base chip. H 5 1/2" ; Diameter (across opening) 4 1/8".

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