Very Fine JOHN BELL, Waynesboro, PA, Redware Pitcher w/ Sponged Manganese Decoration

July 16, 2016 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 242

Price Realized: $1,840.00

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

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Fine Glazed Miniature Redware Pitcher, Stamped "JOHN BELL", Waynesboro, PA origin, circa 1840-1880, elegantly-potted pitcher with ovoid body, tall flaring collar, and spurred strap handle, the surface decorated with heavily-sponged manganese over an orange ground and covered in a clear lead glaze. Impressed "JOHN BELL" below rim. Desirable form and size. Excellent condition with a small base chip, possibly in-the-firing. H 4 7/8".


Very Fine JOHN BELL, Waynesboro, PA, Redware Pitcher w/ Sponged Manganese DecorationVery Fine JOHN BELL, Waynesboro, PA, Redware Pitcher w/ Sponged Manganese DecorationVery Fine JOHN BELL, Waynesboro, PA, Redware Pitcher w/ Sponged Manganese DecorationVery Fine JOHN BELL, Waynesboro, PA, Redware Pitcher w/ Sponged Manganese Decoration

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