A Glazed Redware Jar and a Redware Pitcher
The Jar, Probably Benjamin Dodge Pottery Works (c.1790-1875)
Portland, Maine, dated August 1, 1810
Pitcher: American, late 18th / early 19th century
Provenance: Eastside Winter Antiques Show, Samuel Herrup, 1995
Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800
Collectors Joanne and Jeffrey Klein enjoy the eclectic mix of American folk art, painted furniture and modern sculpture and paintings. They love the juxtaposition of modern with traditional ranging from symbolism to widely varying textured painted and weathered surfaces. Their appreciation of form, color and texture is exhibited in their collection of exceptional painted furniture, weathervanes, redware pottery, hooked rugs and wood carvings.
Condition: Condition: The jar originaly with a cover. The pitcher shows flaking to the glaze of the slip as well as minor chips.