Rare Glazed I. BELL (John Bell, Waynesboro, PA) Redware Handled Jar, c1840

November 3, 2018 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 237

Price Realized: $413.00

($350 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Rare Glazed Redware Handled Jar, Stamped "I. BELL", John Bell, Waynesboro, PA, circa 1840, ovoid jar with footed base, tooled shoulder, and applied handle with thumb rest on reverse. Surface covered in a speckled reddish-brown lead-and-manganese glaze. Front of jar impressed with the early John Bell maker's mark, "I. BELL". This jar is the first of its kind by John Bell that we have ever offered. Light wear to rim and handle. Minor surface wear. A thin 2 1/4" crack from rim on side of jar. H 6 5/8".




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