Fine Lidded JOHN BELL (Waynesboro, PA) Redware Ale Mug

March 19, 2016 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 379

Price Realized: $2,760.00

($2,400 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Fine Lidded Redware Ale Mug, Stamped "JOHN BELL", Waynesboro, PA origin, circa 1850-1880, ovoid mug with flared collar and tooled rim, the surface decorated with streaks of manganese and covered in a clear lead glaze. Includes original domed redware lid, which fits firmly inside the mouth of the vessel. Impressed with John Bell maker's mark on underside. Excellent, essentially as-made condition with some typical wear to border of underside and some minor surface wear to body. H (including lid) 7 1/2".


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