Beautiful 1999 Greg Shooner Redware Brown Pie Plate Green Fish Slip Decoration
Description: A nice round pie plate with a flat base and having flared rounded sides terminating in a coggled rim. The plate has a slip design in green coloring with yellow edges showing a fish with open mouth. The fish 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.
Date: 1999. Origin: Ohio, USA.
Size: Measures ~8 3/4" in diameter and is ~1 1/4" high. The plate weighs about one pound and 6 ounces.
Maker: Greg Shooner.
Marks: "Mary Spellmire Shooner; Shooner American Redware; Oregonia, O; This Glaze Contains Lead; Not for Food Storage or Use" 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 plate weighing over a pound and 6 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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