Rare and Fine JOHN BELL / WAYNESBORO Lead-and-Manganese-Glazed Redware Pitcher

March 19, 2016 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 378

Price Realized: $2,875.00

($2,500 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare and Fine Lead-and-Manganese-Glazed Redware Pitcher, Stamped "JOHN BELL", PA origin, circa 1850-1880, elegantly-potted pitcher with footed base, tall narrow collar with upswept spout, and high-arching strap handle with thumbrest. Surface decorated with sponged, reddish-brown manganese over a bright-orange clay ground and covered in a clear lead glaze. Underside impressed "JOHN BELL". Excellent, essentially as-made condition. H 6 1/4".

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