1999 Greg Shooner Redware Glazed Pie Plate Yellow Slip Running Buck Decoration
Description: A nice round small pie plate with a slightly flattened base and having flared rounded sides terminating in a coggled rim. The plate has a slip design in yellow coloring showing a buck or male deer running and surrounded by plants in front and back and wavy lines above and below. The buck has long horns with three point on each and its legs are spread back and front suggesting fast running. 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 a late eighteenth or early nineteenth century piece of primitive redware. It is a nice-looking plate 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 3/8" in diameter and is ~1 1/4" high. The plate weighs about 12 ounces.
Maker: Greg Shooner.
Marks: "Mary Spellmire Shooner; This Glaze Contains Lead; Not for Food Storage or Use; Shooner American Redware; Oregonia, O" and signed Greg Shooner 1999 in cursive calligraphy on bottom.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: this is a very nice plate with a nice and very desirable design. This is a beautiful, solid and substantial small plate weighing about 12 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, cracks, 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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