Very Rare J. McCULLY / TRENTON, NJ Redware Loaf Dish with Yellow Slip Decoration

October 26, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 328

Price Realized: $4,425.00

($3,750 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Extremely Rare Slip-Decorated Redware Loaf Dish, Stamped "J. Mc CULLY," Joseph McCully, Trenton, NJ, circa 1800-1850, long, oval form with coggled edge, the interior profusely-decorated with six rows of yellow-slip swags. Reverse impressed with the maker's mark of early Trenton, New Jersey potter, Joseph McCully (1771-1857). Few signed examples of this potter's work have survived, this loaf dish being among the largest and most elaborately decorated. Wear and a few glazed flakes to interior. Typical light wear to rim. L 16 3/4".

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