Fine and Rare Stoneware Christmas Day Presentation Bank, Remmey, Philadelphia, 1872

October 22, 2016 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 3

Price Realized: $7,762.50
($6,750 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium).

October 22, 2016 Auction Catalog

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Fine and Rare Stoneware Christmas Day Presentation Bank with Cobalt Floral Decoration, Inscribed "John Kelly / Dec. 25th / 1872", attributed to Richard C. Remmey, Philadelphia, PA, 1872, ovoid bank with footed base, tooled shoulder, and oval finial, decorated with two tulips flanking the incised inscription, "John Kelly / Dec. 25th / 1872". Reverse with single tulip motif. Further decorated throughout with brushed cobalt foliate motifs. Exceptional form with desirable Christmas date, made within the first decade of Richard Clinton Remmey's ownership of the family stoneware establishment in Philadelphia. Base chips. Otherwise excellent, essentially as-made condition. H 6 1/4".


Fine and Rare Stoneware Christmas Day Presentation Bank, Remmey, Philadelphia, 1872Fine and Rare Stoneware Christmas Day Presentation Bank, Remmey, Philadelphia, 1872Fine and Rare Stoneware Christmas Day Presentation Bank, Remmey, Philadelphia, 1872Fine and Rare Stoneware Christmas Day Presentation Bank, Remmey, Philadelphia, 1872Fine and Rare Stoneware Christmas Day Presentation Bank, Remmey, Philadelphia, 1872

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