Fine Small-Sized John Bell / Waynesboro Redware Jug

October 28, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 246

Price Realized: $2,950.00

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

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Fine Diminutive Glazed Redware Jug, Stamped "JOHN BELL / WAYNESBORO'", PA origin, circa 1870, ovoid jug with cylindrical spout and applied handle, the surface decorated with sponged manganese and a heavy clear lead glaze over an orange ground. Impressed below spout with John Bell maker's mark. Exceptional size and condition. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, recently found in Missouri. Remarkable, essentially as-made condition, retaining a brilliant luster. H 5 5/8".

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