Large-Sized JOHN BELL / WAYNESBORO Lidded Redware Ale Mug

Summer 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 161

Price Realized: $3,120.00

($2,600 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Large-Sized Lidded Redware Ale Mug, Stamped "JOHN BELL / WAYNESBORO'," PA origin, circa 1850-1880, ovoid form with footed base, tall collar, and spurred handle, the lead-glazed surface decorated throughout with manganese sponging. Includes original domed lid. Provenance: From a recently-surfaced CA collection. Mug in excellent condition with a minor base chip and tiny rim nick. Chips to lid. H (including lid) 9".

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