1999 Redware 10 inch Plate Glazed With Yellow & Brown Slip Decoration By Lester Breininger
Description: Beautiful large, measuring 10 inches in diameter, glazed and slip decorated redware plate by Lester Breininger. The plate has a slightly flat bottom with rounded flared sides terminating in a coggled rim. This redware plate has an orangish-brown background with yellow and brown slip decoration in the form of wavy lines. This is a plate that has typical Pennsylvania Dutch decoration of days gone by. The bottom of the plate is unglazed and shows the usual coloring of unglazed redware. It has very classic Pennsylvania Dutch colors and design. Please carefully review the photos as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: July 28, 1999.
Origin: Robesonia, Pennsylvania
Size: Measures ~10" diameter and is ~1 1/2" high. The piece weighs over two pounds.
Maker: Lester Breininger
Marks: "Breininger Pottery; Robesonia PA; July 28, 1999; Cicadas are singing in AM" all in cursive calligraphy incised on the base.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: This is a very nice plate having classic shape and coloring. A great piece made in the studios of a master potter with the Pennsylvania Dutch heritage who pass away in December 2011.
Condition: Plate is in excellent condition with no chips, crazing, cracks, repairs or hairlines. Just a great plate in beautiful original condition. Please see photos for additional condition information.