Acquisition No.: 2018-16
Title: Redware Vase; Rare, Anthony Baecher, a Mid-19th Century Bonneauville, PA Potter.
Item History:

Thrown at Baecher's kiln in Winchester, VA. (1865 - 1880)

Catarorized as:"Shenandoah Valley glazed redware vase."

Baecher was referred to in several 20th Century writings as " The best of the best of the Shenendoah Valley School of Potters. His more complex pieces have sold at Crocker Farm Auction in Sparks, Md, and elsewhere, for $35,000.00 and up.

The following is the Crocker Farm auction listing for this piece:

"November 3, 2018 Stoneware Auction.

Lot #: 289

Estimate: $2,000-$4,000

November 3, 2018 Auction Catalog.

Rare Shenandoah Valley Glazed Redware Vase, Stamped "BAECHER / WINCHESTER, VA", circa 1880, finely-potted, ovoid vase with footed base, long neck, and flared rim, the surface dipped in yellowish slip, decorated with a streaked and spattered manganese, and covered in a heavy lead glaze. Impressed with Anthony Weis Bacher maker's mark at shoulder. This vase features a striking marbled glaze and elegant potting in the classic Bacher style. While much of Bacher's work is found with light application of lead, giving it a matte appearance to the surface, the glaze on this example is bright and lustrous. Very nice condition for this maker…"

Crocker Farm Inc. Auction. 15900 York Road, Sparks, Md.

Refer to the following Cat. No's. for additional Baecher/Bacher information:







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