Large-Sized Lidded Redware Bowl attrib. Samuel Wetmore, Huntington, Long Island

Spring 2023 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 258

Price Realized: $1,080.00

($900 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Large-Sized Lidded Redware Bowl, attributed to Samuel Wetmore, Huntington, Long Island, NY, circa 1805-1809, footed bowl with squared rim and ram's horn handles, decorated with splashes of manganese under a clear lead glaze; includes its original domed lid with manganese decoration under a clear lead glaze. Literature: For a related dish, see Butera, "Informed Conjecture: Collecting Long Island Redware," Ceramics in America 2003, fig. 21. Provenance: Ex-Sotheby's; Collection of Lewis Fenley "Dusty" Parker. Bowl in excellent condition with the following minor flaws: three small kiln furniture marks to one side, wear to interior of rim, a 1" in-the-firing line from rim, Lid with a very shallow 1" flake to edge, a minor glaze flake to edge, and small chips to flange on underside. H (including lid) 7 1/2".

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