Four Glazed American Redware Jars, 19th century

Spring 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 401

Price Realized: $420.00

($350 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Four Glazed Redware Jars, American, 19th century, all of cylindrical form, three with dentile coggling to midsection, the smallest with diagonal manganese sponging, PA origin; the second with dark-brown lead-and-manganese glaze, probably Philadelphia, PA origin; the third with brushed manganese decoration, PA or CT origin; the fourth with dark-brown lead-and-manganese glaze, probably Philadelphia, PA origin. Provenance: The Estate of Susan H. Myers, author of Handcraft to Industry and former Smithsonian Curator of Ceramics and Glass. Smallest with base chips and two rim chips, the larger measuring 1 1/8". Second with some surface scratches. Third with glaze flakes, a base chip, and chips and wear to rim. Fourth with rim chips, a base chip, and minor base nicks. H (of smallest) 6 1/2".

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