Ceramics, Stone & Redware

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Mochaware Mug

Large English pearlware mochaware mug with black and reddish-brown dot decoration on a light blue ground. Eight concentric black and reddish- brown bands surrounding two bands of light blue rouletting with darker blue accents. Applied handle and a well formed footed base. Wonderful form and colors. Professionally cleaned to remove light staining on the interior. Circa 1840. Height - 6””.

Mochaware Cup

English pearl ware slip-marbled cup with applied handle. Good crisp colors with no restoration. Faint age appropriate crazing otherwise in excellent condition. Circa 1830. Height 2 1/2”.

English Pearlware Mocha Mug

English pearlware mochaware mug with cats-eye decoration between double banding top and bottom. Excellent original condition. Height 4".

Stoneware Pitcher

Pennsylvania 1 1/2 gallon stoneware pitcher with excellent cobalt decoration all around and good blue/gray contrast. No restoration. Height - 12 inches.

Stoneware Pitcher

Large Central Pennsylvania stoneware pitcher with bold flower and swag cobalt decoration. Nicely tooled rim and shoulder. Stamped 2 gallon. Height - 13 inches.

Small Stoneware Pitcher

Small blue decorated pitcher of Maryland or Pennsylvania origin. Excellent original condition with good blue decoration to include the termination points of the handle. Height - 7".

Rare Large Rudolph Redware Mold

Large cake mold attributed to Ruldolph Draugh of Harrow (Bucks County), Pennsylvania. Excellent swirl form and color with manganese splotching. Small old rim chip.
Width 10"

Stoneware Cuspidor

Stoneware Cuspidor from the Remmey factory in Philadelphia, Pa. Nice clean piece with no restoration. Width - 7 1/2 inches.

Bell Flower Pot

Signed Solomon Bell & Sons Strasburg Virginia flower pot with attached saucer. Manganese and copper oxide decoration over a cream colored slip. Circa 1860-1890. Excellent condition with minor expected ware. Height - 7".

Daub Easton PA Stoneware Jug

Easton, PA four gallon stoneware jug made by the H. G. Daub factory with their signature sunflower decoration. Excellent condition with no significant chips, hairlines or repairs. There are a few shallow chips on the spout. Height - 16".

Rockingham Spaniel Dog

Rockingham seated spaniel dog in mint original condition. Excellent form and glaze. Circa 1860. Height 11 1/2".

Medinger Redware Pitcher

Redware water or milk pitcher made by Jacob Medinger of Limerick Township, Montgomery County, PA circa 1920. The Medinger Pottery was founded by Jacob's father William in 1872 and remained operational until Jacob's kiln related death in 1932. Exceptional form and glaze with the signature Medinger ribbed handle and coggled rim, neck and shoulder. A really good and somewhat rare example of Medinger pottery. Height - 11 1/2".

A. R. Cole Redware Jar

Large redware jar with fabulous polychrome glaze made by Arthur Ray Cole (1892-1974) in his Rainbow Pottery in Sanford, North Carolina. A. R. founded the Rainbow Pottery in 1941. This piece dates to the mid 1940's and has the signature Cole three twisted rope handles. This wonderful piece of North Carolina folk pottery is in excellent original condition with no repairs. Height - 18".

PA Redware Plate

Pennsylvania redware plate with with starburst manganese decoration. Excellent condition with expected minor wear to the outside rim. Width - 8".

Large PA Redware Plate

Excellent Pennsylvania redware slip decorated plate circa 1850. Well defined coggled rim and a good deep pumpkin color. As expected very minor wear to the rim due to it's age and use. The photo doesn't due the piece justice as it looks much better in person without the glare. Diameter - 10".

Lucile Martin Garden Gnome

Really nice ceramic garden gnome formed, decorated and fired by Lucile "Lu" Martin (1910-2000) of Syracuse, Illinois. Lucile was a self taught artist who made a limited number of large ceramic figural items primarily for her family and friends, and for her own keeping. Her very creative whimsical works were not sold commercially. Note the small bird in the gnome's right hand. Signed and dated 1970. Height - 25".

Redware Slip Decorated Plate

19th century - attributed to Willboughy Smith of Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania.
Seven inches wide with tic-tac-toe slip design. Excellent condition with no restorations.

Mocha Sand Sugar Bowl

Very good early nineteenth century English mocha sand sugar bowl with blue slip rings on the footed base, the shoulder and the lid's finial. Excellent form and condition. Minor repair to small base chip. Height - 4 1'/2".

Medinger Redware Vase

Redware vase made by Jacob Medinger (1856-1932) of Neiffer, Limerick Township, Montgomery County, PA. The Medinger pottery was founded by Jacob's father William in 1872 and remained functional until Jacob's kiln related accidental death in 1932. There are two small chips to the footed base that do not distract from the piece's presentation. Height - 9".

Mochaware Bowl

English pearlware mocha bowl with single strand earthworm decoration on a crisp blue ground. The condition of this piece is excellent with only a minor 1/8" hairline on the inside rim. Circa 1840. Height - 4 1/2", Width - 8 1/2".

Ceramic Coin Bank

Staffordshire ceramic coin bank with a footed base and concentric blue banding. Circa 1830. Small fire crack on the finial and minor losses to the blue on the base. Height - 6"

Redware Apple Bank

Redware apple bank in great condition. Circa 1870. Height - 3 1/2".

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