RARE MORAVIAN REDWARE LEAD-GLAZED SQUIRREL BOTTLE, ATTRIBUTED TO RUDOLPH CHRIST, SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
RARE MORAVIAN REDWARE LEAD-GLAZED SQUIRREL BOTTLE, ATTRIBUTED TO RUDOLPH CHRIST, SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
RARE MORAVIAN REDWARE LEAD-GLAZED SQUIRREL BOTTLE, ATTRIBUTED TO RUDOLPH CHRIST, SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
RARE MORAVIAN REDWARE LEAD-GLAZED SQUIRREL BOTTLE, ATTRIBUTED TO RUDOLPH CHRIST, SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
RARE MORAVIAN REDWARE LEAD-GLAZED SQUIRREL BOTTLE, ATTRIBUTED TO RUDOLPH CHRIST, SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA, EARLY 19TH CENTURY
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Property of Various Owners

RARE MORAVIAN REDWARE LEAD-GLAZED SQUIRREL BOTTLE, ATTRIBUTED TO RUDOLPH CHRIST, SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD

Property of Various Owners

RARE MORAVIAN REDWARE LEAD-GLAZED SQUIRREL BOTTLE, ATTRIBUTED TO RUDOLPH CHRIST, SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD

Lot Sold:4,750USD

Lot Details

Description

RARE MORAVIAN REDWARE LEAD-GLAZED SQUIRREL BOTTLE, ATTRIBUTED TO RUDOLPH CHRIST, SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA, EARLY 19TH CENTURY


Height 7 ½ in.


Condition Report

General wear of lead-glaze commensurate with age and use. General light crazing and chips to the tops of each ear and around the rim of the bottle. A 2.5-inch crack to running from the center of the stomach to the base and a small 1/4-inch crack along the spine of the tail.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Cataloguing

Catalogue Note

For similar examples, see Joanna Brown, "Tradition and Adaptation in Moravian Press-Molded Earthenware," Ceramics in America 2009, (Milwaukee: Chipstone Foundation, 2009)Fig. 1 and 2.

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