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Skinner AuctionsBoston MA
February 17, 2008 11:00 AMCalender

"William & Mary" Slip-decorated Redware Plate

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2397Location: BostonDate / Time: February 17, 2008 11:00AM


"William & Mary" Slip-decorated Redware Plate, attributed to the Smith Pottery, Norwalk, Connecticut, 1825-1850, round plate with coggled rim, yellow slip-trailed inscription, dia. 11 1/8 in.

Literature: See Slipped and Glazed: Regional American Redware, the Trustees of Heritage Plantation of Sandwich, Sandwich, Massachusetts, curated by Brian Cullity, 1991, p. 44, plate III, and cover, for similarly decorated plates attributed to the Smith Pottery of Norwalk, Connecticut, with Henry Chinchester's distinctive Spenserian script.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

slip is in very good condition, 1/2 in. dia. shallow surface chip, few small rim chips.


Norwalk, Connecticut, Sandwich, Massachusetts, Brian Cullity, Henry Chinchester