Glazed Redware Jar, attrib. Vickers Family, Chester County, PA, early 19th century

October 22, 2016 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 329

Price Realized: $747.50

($650 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Glazed Redware Jar, attributed to the Vickers Family, Chester County, PA, early 19th century, semi-ovoid jar with elaborately-tooled banding and applied strap handles, decorated with sponged manganese and covered in a heavy lead glaze. Incised on underside "1292", an inscription of unknown meaning. The form of this jar is distinctive to the Vickers Family of potters, active in Chester County, PA from the 1790s to 1860s. A jar of similar form, bearing the incised date, "1806", resides in the Winterthur Museum collection. Some surface wear to glaze at midsection. A minor glaze flake to one handle. Some very minor rim wear. H 7 3/4".

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