Snow Hill Nunnery Redware Bowl w/ Central Cream and Green Slip Star Design

July 16, 2016 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 200

Price Realized: $5,400.00

($4,500 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Fine Snow Hill Nunnery Redware Bowl with Two-Color-Slip Star Motif, attributed to John Bell, Waynesboro, PA, circa 1840, with rounded walls and stepped rim molding, the interior elaborately-decorated in green-and-cream-colored slip with a star surrounded by alternating straight and wavy banding. Provenance: Originally found among the contents of the Snow Hill Nunnery near Quincy, Franklin County, PA, and purchased by the consignor at Horst Auction in 1997. Strong condition with some small knife marks to interior. No cracks, chips, or losses to slip. H 2 1/2" ; Diam. 10 3/4".

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