Outstanding Slip-Decorated Philadelphia Redware Charger, early to mid 19th century

October 22, 2016 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 336

Price Realized: $1,610.00

($1,400 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Outstanding Large-Sized Redware Charger with Slip Decoration, Philadelphia, PA origin, early to mid 19th century, with coggled edge, the interior heavily-decorated in yellow slip with three different motifs applied with a four-quilled slip cup. This charger is the finest and largest example of the form that we have offered to date. The glazed surface survives in exceptional condition and retains an uncommon brilliance to its yellow slip decoration. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, purchased by the consignor over twenty years ago. Shallow chipping to lower edge of rim, not visible when the charger is viewed from above. A 3/4" chip to upper edge of rim. A minor 3/4" x 1/4" glaze flake to edge of charger. A 3/8" flake to a spot of slip near edge. Some very faint surface wear to interior center, visible when the object is held in the light. Diameter 15 5/8".

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