Shenandoah Valley Redware Wall Pocket, attrib. J. Eberly, Strasburg, VA

March 24, 2018 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 59

Price Realized: $2,832.00

($2,400 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Fine Shenandoah Valley Multi-Glazed Redware Wall Pocket, attributed to J. Eberly & Co., Strasburg, VA, circa 1890, wheel-thrown form with pedestal base, flattened reverse side, applied scrolled hanger, and coggled rim, the front decorated with a hand-modeled and applied bird and floral motifs. Surface decorated with streaks of copper and manganese over cream-colored slip and covered in a clear lead glaze. Provenance: A recently-surfaced example, consigned from Illinois. Hanger broken at the rim and reglued. Otherwise excellent, essentially as-made condition, retaining a brilliant luster to the glaze and including the bird's original beak, a rarity for this form. H 7 3/8".

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