Multi-Glazed Redware Pitcher and Washbowl Set, attrib. J. Eberly & Co., Strasburg, VA, circa 1890

Spring 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 352

Price Realized: $1,440.00

($1,200 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Shenandoah Valley Multi-Glazed Redware Pitcher and Bowl Set, attributed to J. Eberly & Co., Strasburg, VA, circa 1890, wheel-thrown pitcher with footed base, upswept spout, and ribbed strap handle with applied thumbrest and spurs. Surface dipped in cream-colored slip with overlying streaks of copper and manganese and covered in a clear lead glaze. Bowl with strap handles embellished with faux screwhead terminals and applied balls of clay, the rear of the bowl with applied soap dish surmounted by "fiddlehead" scrollwork. Surface of bowl dipped in a cream-colored slip, decorated with streaks of copper and manganese and covered in a clear lead glaze. Pitcher with glaze flakes, a glazed-over spout chip, and a base chip. Bowl missing a very large section of its foot, significant cracks to front and underside, glaze loss to interior, minor wear to edge of soap dish, and some additional minor glaze flakes to exterior. H (0f pitcher) 11" ; H (of bowl) 6" ; W (of bowl) 13 7/8".

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