Rare Slip-Decorated Redware Spittoon, Singer, Haycock Township, Bucks County, PA

March 24, 2018 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 329

Price Realized: $708.00

($600 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Rare Slip-Decorated Redware Spittoon, attributed to the Singer Pottery, Haycock Township, Bucks County, PA, second half 19th century, cylindrical form with footed base, raised molding at midsection, and oval opening at shoulder. Surface coated in manganese and decorated around the shoulder with a copper slip wavy line design under a clear lead glaze. Additional faint copper slip tulip blossom motifs surrounding the hole on top. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, discovered by a Singer family descendant in the 1950s in one of several boxes stored away in the eaves of the Singer Pottery warehouse. Excellent, essentially as-made condition. H 4 3/8" ; Diameter (across top) 8 1/8".

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