Exceptional Southeastern Pennsylvania Redware Dish with Two-Color Slip Bird Decoration, 1807

Spring 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 4

Estimate: $8,000-$12,000.A Note About Estimates

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Sold!  $13,000.

Exceptional Slip-Decorated Redware Dish with Bird Motif, Dated "1807," Southeastern PA origin, 1807, with rounded sides and semi-rounded rim, decorated with a folky, slip-trailed rendering of a spotted bird in cream-colored and lime-green copper slip, standing in the middle of the date, "1807." Copper-slip foliate device above. Central design is surrounded by a series of cream-colored slip spots, applied with the decorator's fingertips, flanked by two copper slip lines. Incised "6" on underside. Outstanding decoration and color with an exceptionally early date of manufacture. Provenance: From a recently-surfaced CA collection. Light wear to interior. A 3" crack from edge. Small rim chips. Dimensions: 10 1/4" x 1 3/4".

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