Very Rare and Important Tin Glazed Redware Mug, attrib. John Bell, Chambersburg, PA, c1830

March 25, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 123

Price Realized: $3,540.00

($3,000 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Very Rare and Important Cobalt, Manganese, and Tin Glazed Redware Mug, attributed to John Bell, Chambersburg, PA, circa 1830, ovoid, jar-shaped mug with ribbed handle, decorated with cobalt and manganese sponging over a white tin ground. Excellent coloration and very rare usage of cobalt and tin glazes. Unusual small size. John Bell pottery from this period of production is considered very difficult-to-find. Pictured in Comstock, p. 131, figure 4. Provenance: Dr. Raymond L. Owen Collection. Rim chips and expected wear. H 4 1/2".



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