Fine Strasburg, VA Multi-Glazed Redware Pitcher and Washbowl Set

March 23, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 320

Estimate: $1,500-$2,500  A Note About Estimates

March 23, 2019 Auction Catalog

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Shenandoah Valley Multi-Glazed Redware Pitcher and Bowl Set, attributed to J. Eberly & Co., Strasburg, VA, circa 1890, wheel-thrown pitcher with footed base, upswept spout, and ribbed strap handle with applied thumbrest and spurs. Surface dipped in cream-colored slip with overlying streaks of copper and manganese and covered in a clear lead glaze. Bowl with strap handles embellished with faux screwhead terminals and applied balls of clay, the rear of the bowl with applied soap dish surmounted by "fiddlehead" scrollwork flanked by balls of clay. Surface of bowl dipped in a cream-colored slip, decorated with streaks of copper and manganese and covered in a clear lead glaze. Pitcher with glaze flakes to spout and two larger flakes to right side of collar. A 5/8" unglazed in-the-firing contact mark to right side of pitcher near base. Bowl with restoration to rim below left handle and along where same handle joins rim. A few relatively minor in-the-firing lines to opposite handle. Some restoration to edge of soapdish. Three base chips, one of which is glazed over. A 2" hairline to interior of rim, not visible on exterior of rim. A tiny nick to rim on front. H (0f pitcher) 11 3/8" ; H (of bowl) 7" ; Diameter (of bowl) 14".


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