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Slip-decorated Redware Charger

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2431
Lot:
672
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Slip-decorated Redware Charger, attributed to the Smith Pottery, Norwalk, Connecticut, 1825-50, round plate with coggled rim, yellow slip-trailed inscription "Break Away/more making," (glued repair), dia. 13 1/4 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.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

The charger was cracked across and fairly unobtrusively glued back together,

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Connecticut, Norwalk, Sandwich, Brian Cullity, Massachusetts, Norwalk, Connecticut, Pottery

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