Thirteen Miniature Pottery Pieces, Mid-Atlantic origin, 19th century

Fall 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 375

Estimate: $500-$800.  A Note About Estimates

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Thirteen Pottery Miniatures Pieces, Mid-Atlantic origin, 19th century, a miniature salt-glazed stoneware jar and jug, attributed to John Bell, Waynesboro, PA, circa 1850-1880; together with eleven redware miniatures, most probably Washington County, MD origin, including two bowls, two jugs (one inscribed and dated 1846 in gold paint), and seven jars. One jar bears a taped label on the underside, reading "Jacob Shoop," referring to the Boonsboro, MD potter. Provenance: Property deaccessioned by the Miller House Museum, Hagerstown, MD. Stoneware miniatures in excellent, essentially as-made condition. Others in good to excellent condition, some with flaws including chips, cracks, or wear. H (of tallest) 3 1/4".

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