OUTSTANDING HAGERSTOWN, MARYLAND POLYCHROME-SLIP DECORATED LEAD-GLAZED EARTHENWARE / REDWARE BOWL

Item/Auction Attributes

Attributed to Henry Adam, Hagerstown, MD
Late 18th to first quarter 19th century
Remarkably near proof condition with only some very minor wear to rim edges
2" h, 10 3/4" dia rim, 6 1/4" dia foot
$8,000.00
$12,000.00
This recently discovered bowl's decorative execution represents the pinnacle of the Hagerstown tradition. Coupled with its unsurpassed condition, this represents one of the top examples of Hagerstown pottery in private hands
Parallels Manger, p. 13
See Comstock, p. 85 for related decorations and rim treatment