Rare Shenandoah Valley Multi-Glazed Redware Jug

October 28, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 153

Price Realized: $2,950.00

($2,500 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Rare Large-Sized Multi-Glazed Redware Jug, attributed to J. Eberly & Co. or S. Bell & Sons, Strasburg, VA, circa 1890, semi-ovoid jug with tooled spout, lightly-dipped in cream-colored slip on the upper half and bottom half, creating an interesting whitish band around the midsection. Surface further decorated with splashed copper and manganese and covered in a clear lead glaze. Multi-glazed redware jugs are considered rare, this example being one of a few we have ever offered. It is the largest of its type we have seen. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, from a fifty-year private collection. A 1 1/4" x 3/4" flake on reverse. Some wear to base and spout and light surface wear. H 7 3/4".

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