Fine JOHN BELL, Waynesboro, PA Redware Rope-Handled Butter Tub

Fall 2020 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 195

Price Realized: $600.00

($500 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Glazed Redware Butter Tub, Stamped "JOHN BELL," Waynesboro, PA origin, circa 1850-1880, cylindrical form with raised banding to body, open ropetwist handles, and three molded and applied feet. Surface decorated with sponged manganese decoration and covered in a clear lead glaze. Impressed "JOHN BELL" under one handle. One handle reglued with chip along crack line. A minor in-the-firing lime ping to rim. H 4 5/8" ; Diam 6 3/4".

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