Rare and Important Bristol County, Massachusetts Redware Inkwell with Vibrant Glaze

March 14, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 132

Price Realized: $1,840.00

($1,600 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare and Important New England Glazed Redware Inkwell, Bristol County, MA origin, late 18th or early 19th century, cylindrical form with slightly-domed top and central opening with semi-squared spout. Surface covered in a beautiful lead-and-manganese glaze with bold manganese streaks and flecking over a yellowish-orange ground. An exceptionally rare form from this highly collected and regarded potting school. Literature: Illustrated in Slipped & Glazed: Regional American Redware (A Loan Exhibition), Brian Cullity, Heritage Plantation of Sandwich, 1991. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, from an inkwell collection amassed over the last thirty years, consigned to this auction; Ex- I.M. Wiese, Southbury, CT. Shallow chips to base. Wear to spout. Some other small spots of wear to glaze. Diameter 3 1/2" ; H 3".


Rare and Important Bristol County, Massachusetts Redware Inkwell with Vibrant GlazeRare and Important Bristol County, Massachusetts Redware Inkwell with Vibrant GlazeRare and Important Bristol County, Massachusetts Redware Inkwell with Vibrant GlazeRare and Important Bristol County, Massachusetts Redware Inkwell with Vibrant Glaze

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