1987 Redware Bank Glazed Slip Decorated W/ Bird on Top By Dorothy Long SE PA

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Seller: Top-Rated Plus Seller giamer (8,497) 100%, Location: Skippack, Pennsylvania, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 392174196276 1987 Redware Bank Glazed and Slip Decorated With Bird on Top By Dorothy Long For your Contemporary Redware Collection - LongBank1987 Details Description: Very interesting contemporary glazed redware bank in the form of a ball on top of a stepped base with a bird sitting on top. The bird, which has a long neck and a fanned tail, has a yellow beak, wings, and eyes. The tail also has yellow slip lines with green highlights. The bank itself is decorated with a wavy yellow line and green and yellow lines at the top and bottom. The tail of the bird has yellow and green feathers on both sides of the tail. The bank has a flat base and a slot for introducing the coins on the top to the right of the bird. The bank has an orangish brown glaze as background. Please carefully review the photos presented as they are part and parcel of our description. Date: 1987. Origin: Montgomery County, Southeastern Pennsylvania Size: The bank is ~6 1/4" high including the bird and is 3" diameter at the base. The bank weighs about 14.5 ounces. Maker: Dorothy Long. Marks: It has the date 1987 followed by the name Dorothy Long incised on the bottom. It is also stamped M.E.L. which stands for Museum Editions Limited, a subscription service, where you receive one piece of redware each month for a year when you subscribe. It was run by the old Early American Life magazine. Some of the potters which were part of this service included Jeff White, Dorothy Long, and Lester Breininger. Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: This is a beautiful redware bank made in the best Pennsylvania Dutch tradition of Southeastern Pennsylvania. . It is rather substantial and weighs over 14 ounces, which is rather heavy for its size. A definite beauty deserving of a prominent spot in any redware collection. Condition: Bank is in excellent condition. It has no chips, cracks, repairs, or hairlines. The piece has fine crazing to the glaze throughout. A beautiful and unusual piece by a great potter who died a few years ago. Please see photos for addition condition information. Our Guarantee Please view our 100% positive feedback and bid with confidence. We guarantee the authenticity, description and condition of the items we sell. We will refund your purchase price if not completely satisfied. Shipping and Handling Careful priority shipping & handling based on Buyer's Zip Code Contact us for world-wide international shipping & handling charges. It is our policy to declare the full item price on customs forms. The shipping charges quoted do not include possible customs fees, these are the responsibility of the buyer. Note, packages going overseas can take as long as 3 to 4 weeks to reach their destination, so please be patient and allow sufficient time for your item to reach you. A NOTE ABOUT SHIPPING CHARGES: In an effort to avoid misunderstandings we have always provide our customers with information about the expected cost of shipping and handling for each item, in our ads. Thus these charges should not come as a surprise and as a buyer you implicitly agree to them when you place your bid. We would also like to remind our wonderful customers that shipping cost is more than just the cost of postage. In order to safely ship an item we need to obtain packaging materials, tape, and other supplies. Terms and Conditions: By placing a bid in this auction, you are agreeing to the following terms and conditions: Please e-mail with any questions you have before the end of the auction. The wining bidder will be contacted within 24 hours of auction close via email. We will let you know the total you need to pay based on the final auction price and the S&H charge listed in the ad. We ask that you contact us back within three days indicating your intent to complete the sale and giving us a mailing address for shipping the item. Refunds are given for purchase price upon return of the item. Postage and handling fees are non-refundable. Your payment is due to us within 10 days from auction close, unless you notify us in advance of your intent to be late. We will inform you, via e-mail, when we receive your payment and when we ship your item. We expect feedback to be initiated by the bidder upon completion of the transaction at which time we will be pleased to reciprocate. Failure to follow these simple terms will be construed as your desire not to complete the sale. Condition: Bank is in excellent condition. It has no chips, cracks, repairs, or hairlines. The piece has fine crazing to the glaze throughout. A beautiful and unusual piece by a great potter who died a few years ago. Please see photos for addition condition information., Main Color: Brown, Detailed Description: See Below

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