1999 Deep Pottery Bowl Sgraffito Decorated Farm Scene By Vaughan Smith Westcote Bell Pottery
Description: A beautiful and very colorful piece of contemporary pottery by Vaughan Smith of Westcote Bell Pottery. The deep bowl has a very nice sgraffito design depicting sheep, trees and farm houses. The colorful design has brown, white, green. blue, yellow and black colors. The piece is glazed inside and out and we believe it is made of redware or similar material. The piece is rather light and very delicate in construction with thin walls. The exterior is brown in color and shows a fine ribbing. The bowl has a small round footed base and is marked within the base as to the maker and the date. A beautiful decorative piece to add to your collection. Please carefully review the photos presented as they are part and parcel of our description.
Origin: Purchased at an estate sale in Lancaster County Pennsylvania, the piece was made in High Falls New York.
Size: The bowl is ~7" in diameter on top and is ~2 1/4" at the base. The piece is ~2 3/8" in height. The piece itself weighs a bit over 10 ounces.
Maker: Westcote Bell Pottery.
Marks: Marked "Westcote Bell Pottery High Falls N.Y." in black letters on the bottom. The piece is also signed by the artist Vaughan Smith and dated 99 (c) in black cursive handwriting all on the bottom or the base of the bowl.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: This is a very nice unusual piece in form and color that is in excellent condition. A very well done decorative piece which would display very well in your collection.
Condition: The bowl is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, hairlines or crazing to the glaze. The colors are vivid and all there with no losses. It is clean, beautiful, and would make a great addition to your collection. Please view photos for additional condition information.