March 8, 2008 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 229

Price Realized: $3,335.00
($2,900 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium).

March 8, 2008 Auction Catalog

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Very Rare One-Gallon Stoneware Pitcher with Slip-trailed Cobalt Decoration, Stamped "BALTIMORE / H. REMMEY," MD origin, circa 1820, squat-form pitcher with tooled foot and rim, slip-cup-decorated around the midsection with a series of daisies joined by a leafy stem. Additional cobalt highlights at the rim, handle terminals, and over the maker's mark. Impressed "1" behind handle. One of a small number of signed Henry Remmey, Sr., pitchers known. Restored handle. In-the-firing touch mark on reverse. H 10".