Record price paid for locally crafted pottery

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Posted: August 1, 2013

The Winchester Star

This pair of redware dogs was purchased last month by the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley for a record price of $115,000. It is the only known pair of Winchester-made whippets.
Two redware statues, including the one shown here — the only known pair of Winchester-made whippets — sold for a record price at a Maryland auction house in July.

WINCHESTER — A rare pair of redware dogs made by a local potter in the 19th century recently sold at auction for $115,000 — a record for a single lot of Virginia pottery — and the winning bidder…

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