Extremely Rare Whitewater, Wisconsin Redware Keg

Fall 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 120

Price Realized: $720.00

($600 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Extremely Rare Manganese-Decorated Redware Keg, Whitewater, WI origin, mid to late 19th century, wheel-thrown keg with raised banding and applied tubular pouring spout, decorated around the midsection with a series of ten brushed flowers emanating from scalloped stems. Manganese highlights to banding. Orange base clay assumes a distinctive yellowish coloration when fired. Highly unusual form for this potting school, exhibiting strong decoration. Chips to spout. A small base chip. Minor nicks to raised banding. Minor surface wear. H 9".

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