Fine Moravian Redware Fish Bottle, Salem, North Carolina, c1801-1829

Fall 2023 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 27

Price Realized: $9,600.00

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

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Rare and Fine Moravian Manganese-Glazed Redware Fish Bottle, Salem, NC origin, circa 1801-1829, molded bottle in the form of a fish with raised, circular eyes and heavily-detailed scales and fins, the animal's mouth forming the vessel's spout. Surface covered in a mottled reddish-brown lead-and-manganese glaze, lesser-seen for this form. Very nice condition with wear to spout, minor chipping to tail, and other minor surface wear. L 5 1/4".

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