STRASBURG, SHENANDOAH VALLEY OF VIRGINIA POLYCHROME-DECORATED EARTHENWARE / REDWARE DIMINUTIVE FLOWER POT

Item/Auction Attributes

lead-, copper-, and manganese-glazed over a slip wash,
Attributed to Samuel Leonard Bell (1811-1891) and/or his sons Richard Franklin, Turner Ashby, and Charles Forrest Bell, Strasburg, VA.
Fourth quarter 19th century.
Excellent condition a few light flakes/glaze wear to rims and a very faint 1 1/4" hairline off rim.
5 1/4" H, 5" D rim.
Provenance: From a Maryland private collection.
$200.00
$300.00
Literature: Comstock - The Pottery of the Shenandoah Valley Region, p. 247, figs. 5.148 and 5.150.