Love Feast Serving Bowls



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.

$9,500 each

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