July 22, 2017 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Moravian Earthenware Chicken Caster

North Carolina, early 19th century, manganese and copper splash over earthenware body under lead glaze, impressed surface detail, grouping of holes in neck, 4-1/8 in.

Notes: For discussion and illustrations of similar Moravian chickens, see John Bivens, Jr., Moravian Potters in North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 1972, page 195.

Provenance:Private Collection, Virginia


glaze chips to beak, comb, and end of tail, 3/4 in. chip to interior base edge, other minor base chips

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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