19C Miniature Redware Utility Jar

E127

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Fine miniature redware utility jar. Incised band below flared rim. Excellent lustrous orange glaze. A slightly uneven rim and ovoid form add character to this little gem. Heavy base and body wear indicates many years of use. A tasty example of American redware offered in fantastic condition.

 

Date: First half of the 19th century.

 

Size: 3 1/2″ top diameter. 2 5/8″ tall.

 

Condition: Typical use wear with minor flaws. Overall outstanding for this type of utilitarian object.

A few thoughts on redware:

Redware was originally designed as utilitarian objects. Typically, these pieces were put into service for many years. As such, redware will generally show signs of heavy wear and usage. Some chips and cracks are usually in evidence, and serve as reminders that redware was first and foremost meant to be functional. These factors should be taken into account when evaluating a piece.

 

Price: $122

 

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