Fine Snow Hill Nunnery Redware Bowl, attrib. John Bell, Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, c1840

Spring 2023 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 187

Price Realized: $9,600.00

($8,000 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Fine Glazed Redware Bowl with Elaborate Two-Color-Slip Decoration, attributed to John Bell, Waynesboro, PA, circa 1840, with rounded walls and distinctive rim molding, the lead-glazed interior decorated in slip-trailed copper and cream-colored slip with an eight-pointed star in the well, straight and wavy lines around the cavetto, and a wavy line around the top of the rim. Outstanding decoration and condition. Provenance: Originally found among the contents of the Snow Hill Nunnery near Quincy, Franklin County, PA, sold at Horst Auction, Ephrata, PA, in 1997. Collection of Lewis Fenley "Dusty" Parker. Excellent condition with some minor wear to interior. Diam. 11" ; H 2 5/8".

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