Copper-Glazed New England Redware Jug w/ Make-Do Handle, late 18th or early 19th century

Spring 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 386

Price Realized: $660.00

($550 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Copper-Glazed Redware Jug with Make-Do Handle, New England origin, late 18th or early 19th century, highly-ovoid jug with tooled shoulder, footed base, and rounded mouth, the surface copper in a lead-and-copper glaze including crawling and orange spotting. Includes 19th century tin make-do handle. Provenance: The Estate of Susan Myers, author of Handcraft to Industry and former Smithsonian Curator of Ceramics and Glass. Old, shallow base chips. Minor spout wear. A 3/4" glazed flake to left of lower handle terminal. H 10".

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