Rare attrib. Alamance County, NC Redware Jug Stopper

March 24, 2018 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 26

Price Realized: $590.00

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

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Rare Slip-Decorated Redware Stopper, probably Alamance County, NC origin, early 19th century, wheel-thrown stopper with stepped, pointed finial, dipped in manganese slip and decorated with spots and stripes of white, copper, and reddish-orange slip, the surface covered in a clear lead glaze. Some in-the-firing contact marks to surface, including some small adhered in-the-firing residue, and other minor glaze wear. Light wear to bottom edge. L 2 7/8".

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