Small-Sized Multi-Glazed Redware Pitcher, Strasburg, VA, circa 1890

July 20, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 108

Price Realized: $265.50

($225 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Shenandoah Valley Multi-Glazed Redware Cream Pitcher, attributed to S. Bell & Sons, Strasburg, VA, circa 1890, ovoid pitcher with footed base and flared collar, the surface dipped in cream-colored slip, decorated with splashed copper and manganese, and covered in a clear lead glaze. A 6" inverted Y-shaped crack from rim, descending from a 1/2" chipped section to rim. Wear to spout, two in-the-firing contact marks to rim, and a minor rim nick on reverse. A 1/2" base chip beside a short surface line. Foot of pitcher slightly raised on right side. H 6 1/8".

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