NORTHEASTERN DECORATED EARTHENWARE / REDWARE JUG / PITCHER

Item/Auction Attributes

lead-glazed with iron-oxide spotting,
Possibly Nathaniel Seymour (1763-1849), West Hartford, CT.
Second quarter 19th century.
Very good condition having rim chip with area of glaze exfoliation above foot and minor scattered exfoliation to slip decorations.
6 7/8" HOA, 5 1/8" D rim.
Provenance: The Important Americana Collection of Barbara M. and the late Charlie Hunter, Staunton, VA. Sotheby's, 6/27/1991, lot 244 (retains auction label). Ex-collection of Barry Cohen, Manhattan, NY.
$500.00
$800.00
Literature: Parallels Royer - Thrown, Fired, and Glazed: The Redware Tradition from Pennsylvania and Beyond, p. 17, fig. top and bottom; Watkins - Early New England Potters and Their Wares, p. 312, fig. 44.