• Stoneware/Redware
Lot 91

HENRY PIERCY, ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA EARTHENWARE / REDWARE CHAMBER POT

Estimate: $300 - $500
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$0 $10
$200 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

HENRY PIERCY, ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA EARTHENWARE / REDWARE CHAMBER POT, manganese- and lead-glazed, squat wide-mouth form with flat-top rim and applied strap handle with wide medial groove and finger-pressed lower terminal, unglazed base. 1792-1796. 5 1/2" H, 7 1/8" D rim.
Literature: Parallels Hunter (ed.) - Ceramics in America 2003, "The Pottery of Henry Piercy" by Barbara H. Magid and Bernard K. Means, p. 57, fig. 27.

Condition

Having two short hairlines off rim, two minor chips to foot, and scattered light scratches from use. 

Collection of the late Al and Billy Steidel, Alexandria, VA.