2002 Glazed Redware Tall Jar Tulip Sgraffito Decoration Made and Decorated by Ned Foltz Himself
Description: Beautiful glazed and sgraffito decorated redware tall jar. The jar has a round flat base with a shaped edge and straight sides rising to a shoulder which goes to a short neck ending in a shaped plain rim. The sides of the jar are decorated with a sgraffito design depicting tulips on branches with green colored leaves. The piece is colored in a beautiful light brown coloring with dark speckles throughout. The piece is obviously hand turned as you can see the potter's finger ridges along the side. The piece was hand turned by the master himself according to the legend engraved on the bottom which says "Hand turned and slip decorated by Ned Foltz at the Foltz Pottery Reinholds, Pa, 2002." A great and unusual piece made and signed by the artist that is in great condition. A beautiful piece of contemporary redware with great shape and color, which would make an excellent addition to your redware collection. Please carefully review the photos presented as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: The piece is date 2002 on the bottom.
Origin: Reinholds, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
Size: Measures ~5 1/4" in diameter at the base, ~3 1/2" in diameter at the top opening, and is ~6 7/8" high. The piece weighs over three pounds and 6 ounces.
Maker: C. Ned Foltz.
Marks: Marked "Hand turned and slip decorated by ned Foltz at the Foltz Pottery Reinholds, Pa, 2002" in cursive calligraphy on the base.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: This is a beautiful redware piece made in the best Pennsylvania Dutch tradition of Southeastern Pennsylvania. A definite beauty deserving of a prominent spot in your collection of modern Pennsylvania redware. Condition: Beautiful and substantial glazed redware tall jar with sgraffito tulip decoration made by Ned Foltz himself. The piece is in excellent condition. It has no chips, cracks, repairs, or hairlines. The glaze shows general crazing to the glaze throughout, but is not evident because of the color of the piece. Be that as it may, this is a beautiful piece which deserves a spot in your collection. Please view the photos for additional condition information.