Figure (Dog)

  • Category:

    Ceramics

  • Creator (Role):

    Samuel Bell and Sons (Possible maker)

    John Bell Sr. (Possible maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Waynesboro or Strasburg, Franklin or Shenendoah, Pennsylvania or Virginia, Mid-Atlantic or South, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1835-1880

  • Materials:

    Earthenware (redware)

  • Techniques:

    Molded, Incised

  • Museum Object Number:

    1967.1881


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1967.1881

Object Name

Figure (Dog)

Category

Ceramics

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Samuel Bell and Sons (Possible maker)

John Bell Sr. (Possible maker)
1800-1880

Place of Origin

Waynesboro or Strasburg, Franklin or Shenendoah, Pennsylvania or Virginia, Mid-Atlantic or South, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Possibly from the Bell Potteries, Waynesboro, Franklin County PA or Strasburg, Shenendoah County VA

Date

1835-1880

Subjects

Animals

Materials

Earthenware (redware)

Techniques

Molded, Incised

Dimensions (inches)

7.8 (H) , 8.2 (L) , 3.5 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

19.812 (H) , 20.828 (L) , 8.89 (W)

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Catalogue] Hollander, Stacy C., et al. 2001 American Radiance: The Ralph Esmerian Gift to the American Folk Art Museum.
Three partly-glazed earthenware dogs, 2 with baskets: p. 153, nos. 116a-b, c. 1835-80, possibly Bell Potteries, PA or VA (b is buff-colored and very like Winterthur's)
[Catalogue] Hollander, Stacy C., et al. 2001 American Radiance: The Ralph Esmerian Gift to the American Folk Art Museum.
Leadglazed redware dog with bottle in basket: p. 155, no. 120, attributed to John Bell (1800-80) Waynesboro, Franklin County PA
[Catalogue] Pook & Pook Inc., Downingtown PA (sales cat.).
Americana Sale of Richard and Rosemarie Machmer, Oct. 24th & 25th 2008: Similar Bell attributed dog illustrated p.65, cat. no. 224.
[Catalogue] Crocker Farm. Crocker Farm Auction Catalogue.
The catalogue for March 5, 2011 includes a dog figure attributed to John Bell with a very similar form and decoration on p.11, cat. no. 47.
[Catalogue] Pook & Pook Inc., Downingtown PA (sales cat.).
Leadglazed redware dog with basket, much like this one in modelling: Flack collection sale, October 27, 2012, lot 297, PA, 19th century
[Catalogue] Pook & Pook Inc., Downingtown PA (sales cat.).
Leadglazed redware dog with basket in mouth, in generally similar overall format, sold at auction: October 11-12, 2013, lot 192, differences in details.