JOHN BELL / WAYNESBORO, Pennsylvania Redware Ale Mug

Spring 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 443

Price Realized: $570.00

($475 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Glazed Redware Ale Mug, Stamped "JOHN BELL/ WAYNESBORO'," PA origin, circa 1850-1880, ovoid form with footed base, cylindrical collar, and spurred handle, the surface decorated with sponged manganese and covered in a clear lead glaze. Impressed with John Bell maker's mark at shoulder. A restored top-to-bottom crack from rim. Two areas of restoration to foot, extending a short distance onto underside. A small restored rim chip. A small unrestored chip to interior of rim. H 7 3/4".

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