Very Rare Miniature JOHN BELL Redware Pitcher and Bowl Set (Waynesboro, PA origin)

July 22, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 176

Price Realized: $1,770.00

($1,500 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Rare Miniature Glazed Redware Pitcher and Bowl Set, Stamped "JOHN BELL", Waynesboro, PA origin, circa 1850-1880, finely-potted pitcher with footed base, ovoid body, and narrow spout with flared opening, the surface decorated with sponged manganese over a light orange ground and covered in a clear lead glaze. Includes original bowl with footed base, rounded sides, and tooled rim, the surface decorated with sponged manganese and covered in a clear lead glaze. Pitcher impressed "JOHN BELL" on underside. Bowl unmarked. An outstanding set, likely made as a child's toy. Provenance: Dr. Raymond L. Owen Collection. Pitcher in very nice condition with light wear to rim and minuscule wear to handle. Bowl in excellent condition with a minor rim nick. H (of pitcher) 4 3/4". ; H (of bowl) 2 3/8" ; Diameter (of bowl) 5 3/8".


Very Rare Miniature JOHN BELL Redware Pitcher and Bowl Set (Waynesboro, PA origin)Very Rare Miniature JOHN BELL Redware Pitcher and Bowl Set (Waynesboro, PA origin)Very Rare Miniature JOHN BELL Redware Pitcher and Bowl Set (Waynesboro, PA origin)Very Rare Miniature JOHN BELL Redware Pitcher and Bowl Set (Waynesboro, PA origin)Very Rare Miniature JOHN BELL Redware Pitcher and Bowl Set (Waynesboro, PA origin)Very Rare Miniature JOHN BELL Redware Pitcher and Bowl Set (Waynesboro, PA origin)Very Rare Miniature JOHN BELL Redware Pitcher and Bowl Set (Waynesboro, PA origin)Very Rare Miniature JOHN BELL Redware Pitcher and Bowl Set (Waynesboro, PA origin)

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