Norwalk, Connecticut Redware Charger w/ "William / Lunday" Inscription

Spring 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 384

Price Realized: $270.00

($225 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Slip-Decorated Redware Charger, Inscribed "William Lunday," Norwalk, CT origin, second quarter 19th century, with coggled edge, the interior decorated with the name, "William Lunday," in yellow-slip script, including a dramatic flourish in the "W" in "William." Provenance: Skinner, Inc., Personal Collection of Lewis Scranton, May 21, 2016, lot 237. An approximately 7" x 4 1/2" reglued and professionally-restored section to base/right side of charger, involving the letters, "day," in "Lunday." This damage includes restoration to an approximately 4 1/2" crack extending from the end of the wedge (above the letter "d" in "Lunday") to the letter "a" in "William." Two surface flakes to interior. Rim chips.

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