Fine JOHN BELL, Waynesboro, PA, Redware Cream Pitcher with Sponged Manganese Decoration

October 17, 2015 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 25

Price Realized: $3,335.00

($2,900 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Fine Diminutive Glazed Redware Pitcher, Stamped "JOHN BELL", Waynesboro, PA, circa 1840-1880, ovoid pitcher with short, flaring collar and ribbed strap handle, the surface decorated with sponged manganese and covered in a clear lead glaze. Impressed with John Bell maker's mark on underside. This example is potted in a desirable small size, survives in exceptional condition, and retains a brilliant luster to the lead-glazed surface. Excellent condition with some wear to rim. H 5 1/4".

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