Love Feast Serving Bowls

 

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Attributed to John Bell (1800-80) Waynesboro, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania

c. 1835-60

Glazed red earthenware

Ht. 3 ½”, Diam. 10 ½”

From the Snow Hill Nunnery, Franklin Co., PA. Four of a set of 40 used for serving stew during the Society’s love feast. The pattern of each of these four bowls varies in design. Excellent condition.

Provenance: Snow Hill Nunnery; Horst Auction Co., August 1997; Olde Hope Antiques; Private Collection.

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