Fine Manganese-Glazed Redware Jar or Tea Canister, probably Mid-Atlantic origin

Fall 2020 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 207

Price Realized: $780.00

($650 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Fine Glazed Redware Jar or Tea Canister, probably Mid-Atlantic origin, late 18th or early 19th century, cylindrical jar with footed base and thin-walled inset rim, the surface dipped in yellow slip, decorated with sponged manganese spots, and covered in a clear lead glaze. Striking decoration related to the "tortoiseshell" glaze popularized by English potter, Thomas Whieldon (1719-1795). Incised punctate to shoulder, the purpose of which is unknown. Excellent condition with a faint 3/4" line from rim and some rim wear. H 5 3/8".

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