Fine Snow Hill Nunnery Redware Bowl, attributed to John Bell, Waynesboro, PA, circa 1840

Spring 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 259

Price Realized: $7,800.00

($6,500 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Fine Snow Hill Nunnery Redware Bowl with Two-Color-Slip Star Motif, attributed to John Bell, Waynesboro, PA, circa 1840, with rounded walls and stepped rim molding, the lead-glazed interior elaborately-decorated in green-and-cream-colored slip with a star surrounded by alternating straight and wavy banding. Provenance: Originally found among the contents of the Snow Hill Nunnery near Quincy, Franklin County, PA, sold at Horst Auction, Ephrata, PA, in 1997. Very nice condition with knife marks and minor wear to interior, as well as a small in-the-firing contact mark to rim. H 2 1/2" ; Diam. 10 3/4".

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