Very Rare attrib. Henry Watkins, North Carolina Redware Bowl, c1820-50

March 23, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 82

Price Realized: $7,080.00

($6,000 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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March 23, 2019 Auction Catalog

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Very Rare Copper-Decorated Redware Dish, attributed to Henry Watkins, Randolph or Guilford County, NC, circa 1820-1850, tapered dish with flared rim, the interior decorated with three large splotches of copper-oxide and covered in a heavy lead glaze. Excellent color with large masses of green over mottled yellowish-orange ground. Literature: For a related example, see Pugh and Minnock-Pugh, "The Quaker Ceramic Tradition in Piedmont North Carolina", Ceramics in America 2010, fig. 18. Excellent condition. A thin, 10 1/6" in-the-firing contact mark to rim area. A shallow 3/4" flake to interior center, possibly in-the-firing. A minor glaze flake to edge. Other very minor wear. H 2" ; Diameter 9 10/16".


Very Rare attrib. Henry Watkins, North Carolina Redware Bowl, c1820-50Very Rare attrib. Henry Watkins, North Carolina Redware Bowl, c1820-50Very Rare attrib. Henry Watkins, North Carolina Redware Bowl, c1820-50Very Rare attrib. Henry Watkins, North Carolina Redware Bowl, c1820-50

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