1994 Greg Shooner Redware Glazed Small Pie Plate Yellow Slip Bird Decoration
Description: A nice round small pie plate with a rounded base and having flared rounded sides terminating in a lightly coggled rim. The plate has a slip design in yellow coloring showing a bird standing on wavy branch? with a loop above and another wavy line below. The bird has long feathers in its tail and yellow spots on its chest. This is a reproduction of 18th or 19th century plate and is very well done. The design is drawn on an orangish-brown colored background. The back of the plate is dated and signed by Greg Shooner, the artist who decorated the plate. This plate, as usual with all Shooner pieces, is a reproduction of antique Pennsylvania or Ohio piece of primitive redware. It is a nice-looking dish and would make a great addition to your collection. Please view the photos presented as they are part and parcel of our description.
Origin: Ohio, USA.
Size: Measures ~6" in diameter and is ~1" high. The plate weighs about 9.5 ounces.
Maker: Greg Shooner.
Marks: "This Glaze Contains Lead; Not for Food Storage or Use; American Redware; Greg Shooner; Oregonia, O" and signed Greg Shooner 1994 in cursive calligraphy on bottom.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: This is a very nice small dish with a nice and very desirable design. This is a beautiful, solid and substantial small plate weighing about 9.5 ounces. A definite beauty, which deserves a prominent spot in any redware collection.
Condition: Plate is in excellent condition with no cracks, hairlines or repairs. It has no unintentional chips, scratches, or glaze loss. The plate does have intentional chips along the rim, crazing, a few spots where the glaze is lost, and some scuff marks and scratches throughout. All of these can be seen in the photo. Of course, all of these are intentional to give the plate the required look of the reproduced plate from days gone by. Please see photos for additional condition information.
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