Shenandoah Pottery Redware Wash Bowl

May 20, 2006 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 67

Price Realized: $13,750.00
($12,500 hammer, plus 10% buyer's premium).

May 20, 2006 Auction Catalog

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Rare Shenandoah Valley Multi-Glazed Redware Washbowl, attributed to S. Bell & Sons, Strasburg, VA, circa 1890, large, wheel-thrown bowl wih lowered front, molded handles, perforated soap dish with coggled edge, and scrollwork and balls of clay applied to the rim. Glazed all over with lead and streaks of green copper and brown manganese over cream-colored slip. Excellent color. A highly desirable and rare Shenandoah Valley redware form. Expected wear to soap dish. Some wear to scrollwork, and handles, A few small spots of glaze loss to rim. Height to top of scrollwork 6 1/4" ; Diameter 17".