Rare Hagerstown, MD Redware Handled Bowl, late 18th century

July 19, 2014 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 77

Price Realized: $1,725.00

($1,500 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare Large-Sized Redware Bowl with Elaborate Slip Decoration, Hagerstown, MD origin, late 18th century, possibly John George Weis, Sr., with tapered sides, footed base, applied pocket handles, and triple-beaded rim molding, the interior decorated with heavy bands of yellow and black slip between wavy yellow slip stripes. Exceptional size with good decoration. Heavy wear to interior base. 8" sealed crack from rim, continuing 6" across underside. Rim chips. Heavy chipping to one handle and two small chips to opposite handle. Some exfoliation to surface on exterior. Base secured with old metal wire. H 6 1/2". ; Diameter 19".

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