Exceptional Lancaster County, PA Redware Vase w/ Elaborate Slip Floral Decoration

Summer 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 148

Estimate: $3,000-$5,000.A Note About Estimates

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Sold!  $7,000.

Exceptional Glazed Redware Vase with Profuse Three-Color-Slip Floral Decoration, Lancaster County, PA origin, circa 1800, cylindrical form with tall, flaring neck, the lead-glazed surface exuberantly decorated in copper, manganese, and cream-colored slip with two large sunflower plants, accented with stripes and joined at the blossoms. Rare form with extraordinary decoration. Literature: A related vase, ex-Titus Geesey, is illustrated in Garvin, The Pennsylvania German Collection, p. 208, fig. 11. Provenance: Purchased by the consignor from Sumpter Priddy in 1991. Excellent condition with light wear to slip, minor base chips, a small rim chip, and expected minor rim wear. H 5 7/8".

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