Scarce Slip-Decorated Redware Bowl, attrib. Henry Adam, Hagerstown, MD c1815

July 22, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 169

Price Realized: $1,652.00

($1,400 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Scarce Slip-Decorated Redware Bowl, attributed to Henry Adam, Hagerstown, MD, circa 1815, with rounded sides and thin, flange-like rim, the interior decorated with horizontal stripes in light manganese slip, overlain with vertical drips of cream-colored slip. An additional, horizontal stripe of cream-colored slip appears at the top edge of the bowl's interior as well as along the surface of the rim. Numerous flakes to interior. Wear to rim. Two thin cracks from rim, descending approximately 2 3/8" and 1 3/8" from rim. Two short surface lines to exterior, not visible on interior and likely in-the-firing. H 2 5/8" ; Diameter 8 7/8".

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