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


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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

Condition:

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
$9,600
07/22/2017

 

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