Rare Numbered Redware Apothecary Jar (40), attrib. Nathaniel Seymour, East Hartford

March 23, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 406

Price Realized: $708.00

($600 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Scarce Slip-Decorated Redware Apothecary Jar with Lid, Inscribed "40", attributed to Nathaniel Seymour, East Hartford, CT, late 18th or early 19th century, cylindrical jar with tooled shoulder and slightly-flared rim, the front inscribed in yellow slip with the number, "40", the surface covered in a lead glaze over an orange ground. Includes fitting redware lid with daubed manganese decoration under a clear lead glaze. Provenance: Ex-Michael Whittemore; Ex-Lewis Scranton. Wear to rim and inner rim for lid. Otherwise excellent condition with a tiny flake to shoulder and minor surface wear. Lid with a 2 1/4" flake to underside at edge, as well as glaze flakes to knob and some shallow chipping to edge. H (excluding lid) 8 1/8".


Rare Numbered Redware Apothecary Jar (40), attrib. Nathaniel Seymour, East HartfordRare Numbered Redware Apothecary Jar (40), attrib. Nathaniel Seymour, East HartfordRare Numbered Redware Apothecary Jar (40), attrib. Nathaniel Seymour, East HartfordRare Numbered Redware Apothecary Jar (40), attrib. Nathaniel Seymour, East HartfordRare Numbered Redware Apothecary Jar (40), attrib. Nathaniel Seymour, East Hartford

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