2000 Redware Glazed Slip Decorated Round 7" Pie Plate Yellow on Brown with Green Highlights By Lester Breininger
Description: A nice small glazed and slip decorated redware pie plate. The plate has a flat base with flared rounded sides rising to a lightly coggeled edge. The plate is decorated with a slip design depicting wave shaped wide yellow bands over orangish brown colored background with green splotches indicative of copper oxide. The plate is glazed on the inside but not on the back. The unglazed back has the characteristic color of unglazed redware and is signed by the artist. The plate was made in the studios Lester Breininger on September 13, 2000. This type of decoration is very much in the Pennsylvania Dutch style common in southeastern Pennsylvania specifically in Bucks, Montgomery, Chester, and Lancaster counties. Please carefully view photos as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: September 13, 2000.
Origin: Robesonia, Pennsylvania.
Size: Measures ~7" in diameter on top and is ~1 1/4" high. The piece weighs slightly over 14 ounces.
Maker: Lester Breininger.
Marks: Marked "Breininger Pottery; Robesonia Pa; Sept. 13, 2000; rainy" cursive calligraphy. See last photo for additional details.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: A beautiful small pie plate made by the Breininger Pottery. A beautiful redware piece, which deserves a prominent spot in your redware collection.
Condition: Plate is in excellent condition. It has no cracks, chips, repairs, hairlines, or crazing to the glaze that we could see. Additionally, the plate has a few of the usual defects you would expect with all these primitive redware pieces such as pops, slubs, unglazed areas and uneven spots. However, this plate has a minimum number of these, which are hardly noticeable. Please see photos for additional condition information and to appreciate the beauty of this piece.
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