May 20, 2006 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 217

Price Realized: $3,850.00
($3,500 hammer, plus 10% buyer's premium).

May 20, 2006 Auction Catalog

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Rare Lead and Manganese Glazed Redware Pitcher, Stamped "JOHN BELL / WAYNESBORO," circa 1860, molded, octagonal pitcher with tall spout and ornate handle, decorated with sponged manganese over a yellowish clay body and covered in a clear lead glaze. Impressed with John Bell maker's mark on underside. Excellent color and desirable form. Light wear to rim and handle. Base chip. Height to top of handle 9 1/2".