Outstanding J. BELL (John Bell, Waynesboro, PA) Redware Jar w/ Multi-Colored Slip Decoration

July 20, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 413

Estimate: $2,500-$4,000  A Note About Estimates

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Exceptional Diminutive Redware Jar with Sponged Copper and Manganese Decoration, Stamped "J. BELL", John Bell, Waynesboro, PA, circa 1840, small-sized, cylindrical jar with footed base, tapered shoulder, and semi-rounded rim, lavishly-decorated with alternating diagonal copper and manganese sponging over a light-orange ground. Surface covered in a clear lead glaze. Shoulder impressed with the early-period "J. BELL" maker's mark. Featuring an exceptional size and over-the-top glaze scheme, this example is among the finest John Bell pottery jars that we have ever offered. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example, purchased by the consignor in the early 1980s. Excellent condition, the rim with a small chip and some light wear. H 4 1/4".


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