Very Fine Southeastern PA Redware Sugar Bowl w/ Elaborate Three-Color Slip Floral Decoration

Summer 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 142

Price Realized: $4,500.00

($3,750 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Outstanding Redware Sugar Bowl with Elaborate Three-Color-Slip Floral Decoration, Southeastern PA origin, early 19th century, ovoid bowl with footed base, tooled shoulder, and open strap handles, decorated on the front and reverse in cream, copper, and manganese slip with a curving stem bearing a large flower blossom, two smaller blossoms, and leaves. Surface covered in a clear lead glaze. Featuring a desirable open-handled form, petite size, and exuberant slip decoration, this sugar bowl carries an impeccable provenance. Provenance: Purchased by the consignor from Sidney Gecker in 1988; Bernard and S. Dean Levy; George Schoelkopf; Edward Kitchen; George Horace Lorimer Collection. Very nice condition with heavy wear to top of rim, two small pieces of adhered clay at shoulder, a thin 1 1/2" crack from rim on one side, and a 1" line from rim on opposite side. H 3 1/4" ; W 5 1/2".

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