Five Pieces of Utilitarian American Pottery, 19th century

Fall 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 377

Price Realized: $210.00

($175 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Five Pieces of Utilitarian Pottery, American, 19th century, a salt-glazed stoneware inkwell, Northeastern U.S., circa 1825; a redware "lady's spittoon" with handle; a rare diminutive redware footed pan; a redware grease lamp; and a redware handled candlestick, all possibly Washington County, MD origin. Provenance: Property deaccessioned by the Miller House Museum, Hagerstown, MD. Inkwell with various in-the-firing flaws, including a 1" in-the-firing chip to underside. Wear to spittoon. Pan with 1 3/8" chip to edge. Lamp in excellent, essentially as-made condition. Candlestick with 3/8" hole in underside, in otherwise excellent condition. H (of candlestick) 5".

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