Rare Painted Redware Lamb Doorstop, attributed to J. Eberly & Co., Strasburg, VA, circa 1895

Spring 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 249

Price Realized: $720.00

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

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Rare Painted Redware Lamb Doorstop, attributed to J. Eberly & Co., Strasburg, VA, circa 1895, molded figure of a reclining lamb with closed eyes, covered in old, likely-original white paint. Underrated in rarity, the Eberly lamb doorstop is one of the quintessential Shenandoah Valley redware forms and a classic example of American folk art pottery. Head reglued with some old filler along neck. Horizontal firing crack to base on one side. Minor chip to bottom edge. Typical light paint wear. L 11 1/2".




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