Outstanding Redware Jar with Rope Handles att. David Mandeville, Circleville, NY, c1830

July 21, 2018 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 194

Price Realized: $4,425.00

($3,750 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Outstanding Glazed Redware Jar with Rope Handles and Bold Manganese X and Slash Motifs, attributed to David Mandeville, Circleville, NY, circa 1830, ovoid jar with footed base, tooled shoulder, flared rim molding, and finely-formed rope handles, the body profusely-decorated with ornamental scrolled manganese X's below a series of smaller X's. Collar decorated with diagonal manganese dashes. Manganese highlights to handle terminals. Surface covered in a clear lead glaze. This example is among the finest brush-decorated Mandeville jars known, featuring bold decoration against a vivid, bright-orange ground. A striking jar in both form and decoration, surviving in remarkable condition. Provenance: Purchased by the consignor in the Circleville, NY area in 1996. Expected wear to top of rim. Some small, minor glaze flakes to bottom edge of jar. Short lines to base area/underside. Some exfoliation to interior base area. H 8 3/8".

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