Outstanding JOHN BELL / WAYNESBORO Redware Butter Tub w/ Profuse Manganese Decoration

November 3, 2018 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 241

Price Realized: $1,062.00

($900 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Fine Glazed Redware Butter Tub, Stamped "JOHN BELL / WAYNESBORO'", PA origin, circa 1850-1880, cylindrical form resting on three feet, with tooled embellishments to body and open, rope-twist handles, the surface decorated with heavy manganese sponging over a light-orange ground and covered in a clear lead glaze. Impressed with John Bell maker's mark on underside. Desirable form and excellent color. Excellent condition with a small chip to two feet and some minor rim wear. H (including handles) 5 5/8" ; Diameter 8 1/2".

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