Description : An antique Stoneware Jug with later painted decoration by 20thC. American Folk Artist, Warner Wrede, Sheffield, MA. The Jug : Molded cylindrical form with eased shoulder, applied handle. Embossed E S & B on the base (New Brighton, PA origin). Each side features a colonial-dressed hunter/soldier figure with a rifle surrounded by symmetrical arrangements of oversized fruits, flowers and foliage. A visually attractive work of art from every angle. WREDE near the base, below the handle. The photos are probably the best description. Background : WC (Warner) Wrede partnered with Peter Ompir in the 1950s and the pair worked together to paint a wide variety of everyday objects. A time consuming, multi-step process requiring up to 2 weeks to complete each piece. No chips, cracks, repaired damage or other excuses. This Folk Art Jug will feature prominently in any Primitive or Country setting. See photos for complete details and close-ups. Please consider them as part of the description. 1-Gallon capacity; measures 11-3/4H x 6-3/4W overall. Good Luck, thanks for looking, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily. The item “Signed WC Wrede Antique Stoneware Jug with Painted Ompir Type Folk Art Decoration” is in sale since Thursday, August 8, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Decorative Arts\Ceramics & Porcelain\Jugs”. The seller is “mgs1971″ and is located in South Dartmouth, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Country/Region of Origin: USA
- Age: Post-1940
- Style: Primitive Country Folk Art Americana
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Color: Multi-Color
- Maker: W.C. Wrede (partner w/ Peter Ompir)