Two-Color Galena, IL Lidded Redware Jar

November 2, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 499

Price Realized: $1,437.50

($1,250 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Glazed Redware Lidded Jar with Slip Decoration, Galena, IL origin, second half 19th century, semi-ovoid jar with rounded shoulder and flared rim, the surface decorated with a dipped yellow slip over mottled green and orange clay. Surface covered in a clear lead glaze. Includes original lid with dipped slip and lead-glazed surface. Glazed surface survives in excellent condition. Jar with very tight 6 1/2" line to body. A restored 1" x 3/8" rim chip along with a few other much smaller restored rim chips. Flakes and wear to edge of lid. H (excluding lid) 10 3/8".

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