AUCTION INFO

Next Auction:

Oct. 25, 2014. Stoneware & Redware Pottery.
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Location: Our historic gallery.

15900 York Rd, Sparks, MD 21152. (Directions.)

STORE Southern Pottery Face Jug
Midwestern stoneware Jar, possibly Kentucky
N. CLARK. JR / ATHENS. NY / GLOBE WORKS Stoneware Jug
BOYNTON, Albany, New York, Stoneware Water CoolerT. HARRINGTON / LYONS, New York Stoneware Crock
D.P. HOBART, Agent / Williamsport, PA Stoneware Pottery Batter Pail
Taunton, Massachusetts, Stoneware Figural Water Cooler
Antique American Stoneware Jug
COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG, PA Stoneware Jug
Antique American Pottery Earthenware Parrot Bank
JOHN BELL Redware / Earthenware Match Safe
Antique American Redware Pitcher
COWDEN & WILCOX / HARRISBURG, PA Man-in-the-Moon Stoneware Jug
Fulper, Flemington, NJ Stoneware Bird JugStoneware Bank of a Man in Top Hat, New York StateJ. Burger / Rochester, NY Stoneware Water CoolerProb. Shenandoah Valley Redware Cat Figure, Solomon Bell
J. BURGER, JR. / ROCHESTER, N.Y. Stoneware Lion Churn

  PRE-ORDER: July 19, 2014 Stoneware & Redware Auction Catalog

In July 2004 we held our first Auction of American Stoneware & Redware and Crocker Farm has grown from a business that began selling stoneware in 1983 to the premier venue for American stoneware in the world. This year's July sale represents our 10th Anniversary auction and is one of our finest offerings to date!

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Note: Pre-order; ships early July. Shipping is a flat rate.

  March 1, 2014 Stoneware & Redware Auction Catalog

The catalog for our March 1, 2014 Auction of American Stoneware & Redware is now shipping! Featuring hundreds of lots of American pottery, our catalogs are considered great reference sources. (You can also give us a call at 410-472-2016 to order yours over the phone.)

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  November 2, 2013 Stoneware & Redware Auction Catalog

Our Fall 2013 Auction of American Stoneware & Redware will be yet another landmark event, with many exceptional examples from various areas of American pottery collecting. 100+ pages (600+ lots) of American pottery. Now Shipping!!

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  July 20, 2013 Stoneware & Redware Auction Catalog

Our Summer 2013 Auction of American Stoneware & Redware may very well be our best auction yet, and features exceptional examples from almost all areas of American stoneware collecting.

PRICE: $30 (Plus $5.60 Priority Mail Shipping)

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  May 4, 2013 Three-Session Catalog

Our May 4 auction features three sessions: The Maryland Sale (Unique Auction of Maryland-related Antiques); Fine Textiles; Americana.

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  March 2, 2013 Auction Catalog

Our March stoneware & redware auction will feature an exceptional offering of American utilitarian pottery. With hundreds of lots, each lot is, as always, illustrated in full color and described in detail with condition reports. Ships mid-to-late February.

PRICE: $30 (Plus $5.60 Priority Mail Shipping)

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  November 3, 2012 Stoneware & Redware Auction Catalog

Our Fall 2012 stoneware auction featured some significant examples of northeastern U.S. stoneware, Anna Pottery, slip-decorated redware, Southern pottery, and many other highlights.

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  September 15 Special 3-Session Auction Catalog

Our September 15 semi-annual MARYLAND SALE was be part of a special auction comprised of three sessions: The MD Sale, Textiles, and General Antiques. This sale featured many highlights, particularly amongst the quilts and other textiles.

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  July 21, 2012 Stoneware & Redware Auction Catalog

On the heels of our landmark March auction, our July sale was yet successful sale--featuring an exceptional Anthony Baecher redware sugar bowl, one of the finest pieces of Thomas Commeraw's work, and an elaborate Anna Pottery temperance jug.

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  June 9, 2012 Antiques Auction Catalog

Our June 2012 antiques auction saw two five-figure prices for American quilts, amongst other highlights.

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  March 3, 2012 Stoneware & Redware Auction Catalog

One of the best auctions we've ever held, this sale several significant examples of antique American stoneware, including a unique Bell (Strasburg, VA) face pitcher ($63,250), an important heart-shaped inkstand ($31,050), an incised Remmey bird bank ($28,750), a mid-eighteenth century stoneware jar ($28,750), a Cowden & Wilcox batter pail with four birds ($31,050), and more!

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  December 3, 2011 Antiques & Decorative Arts Auction Catalog

Features one of the largest collections of George Ohr (Mad Potter of Biloxi, Mississippi) pottery ever sold at auction.

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  October 29, 2011 Stoneware & Redware Auction Catalog

Our Fall 2011 stoneware & redware auction featured the monumental stoneware cabin group (probably Anna Pottery), an exceptional Thomas Commeraw jug, a profusely decorated Cowden & Wilcox cornucopia jug, and other exciting lots.

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  THE MARYLAND SALE Catalog (September 17, 2011)

Our inaugural "MARYLAND SALE" was a unique auction specializing in antiques and decorative arts from this richly-historic state! This landmark sale included the important John Hanson Family Collection, as well as other significant pieces related to the State of Maryland.

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  July 16, 2011 Stoneware & Redware Auction Catalog

Our Summer 2011 stoneware & redware auction was lead by an outstanding Midwestern stoneware crock with an incised peacock, as well as an exceptionally rare Rockbridge County, Virginia, stoneware pitcher.

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  June 4, 2011 Antiques & Decorative Arts Auction

With our new gallery, a well-established, world record-setting auction company, and a long history of selling general antiques and decorative arts, in June 2011 we held our very successful inaugural antiques sale. A set of signed Picasso prints realized $23,000, a copy of Ulysses signed by James Joyce and Matisse brought $14,950; and a rustic hall tree brought $13,800.

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  March 5, 2011 Stoneware & Redware Auction Catalog

A truly landmark auction, our March 2011 sale saw two lots break the $100,000 mark: a Poughkeepsie, NY jug that sold for $103,500, and an 1823 memorial jug for a potter who drowned, which realized $138,000--the highest price ever paid at a stoneware specialty auction!

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  November 6, 2010 Stoneware & Redware Auction Catalog

After acquiring the 1841 Gorsuch Barn in Sparks, Maryland, in August, 2010, we spent the next three months removing layers of drywall and all manner of twentieth century renovations to restore it to its former glory. On November 6, we held our first auction at this, our new gallery, where we sold, among other interesting lots, a fantastic stoneware bank in the form of a man in period dress.

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  July 17, 2010 Stoneware & Redware Auction Catalog

Three examples of early NY / NJ stoneware (a J. Remmey, Manhattan stoneware jar; a T. Warne, South Amboy, NJ jug; and a South Amboy, NJ Liberty Forever jug) lead our Summer 2010 stoneware sale.

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  April 10, 2010 Stoneware & Redware Auction Catalog

A piece of northeastern U.S. stoneware (an N. Clark, Mount Morris, New York jug with incised ship, $32,200) and a piece of southern redware (a C.A. Haun, Greene County, Tennessee jar, $29,900), were the stars of our April 2010 stoneware and redware sale.

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  January 30, 2010 Auction of the William Kelly Young Collection

Prominent collector Kelly Young of Fort Worth, Texas, assembled an extraordinary collection of American redware and stoneware. Kelly passed away in 2009, and we sold his collection in two groups: a smaller portion as part of our October 2009 auction, and the majority in a single-owner auction in January 2010. Highlights included a John L. Stone Texas stoneware snake jug and a Moravian (North Carolina) redware squirrel bottle.

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  October 31, 2009 Stoneware & Redware Auction Catalog

Three great examples of Americana headlined our Fall 2009 auction: A stoneware pitcher with applied eagles made at the pottery of William Porter in Pleasantville, PA ($27,600); an Albany, NY water cooler related to the $103,500 Boynton cooler, made for a Fairfield, NY doctor ($26,450); and a stoneware "gemel" (or double jug) with incised birds ($24,725).

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  July 11, 2009 Stoneware & Redware Auction Catalog

A heavily incised stoneware flask ($40,250) and the world auction record-setting example of Thomas Commeraw's stoneware ($28,750) headlined a sale with interesting highlights from many different areas of American stoneware & redware collecting.

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  March 21, 2009 Stoneware & Redware Auction Catalog

At the time a world auction record for a stoneware specialty auction--and the first piece to break the six figure mark at a stoneware auction--the Albany, New York, water cooler in this sale realized $103,500.

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  November 1, 2008 Stoneware & Redware Auction Catalog

Our November 2008 featured an Anna Pottery snake jug that realized $21,275, yet another remarkable price for a well-known form by the Kirkpatrick Brothers of Anna, Illinois--along with other interesting highlights from many different areas of American stoneware collecting.

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  July 19, 2008 Stoneware & Redware Auction Catalog

An amazing example of stoneware Americana, the southwestern Pennsylvania baseball player jar in our July 2008 sale realized $65,550--a world auction record for stoneware from that prolific production center. A Thurmont, Maryland, redware memorial urn brought $34,500, one of the highest prices ever paid for a piece of Maryland redware.

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  May 31, 2008 Auction of John Bell Stoneware & Redware Pottery Catalog

In this sale, we auctioned a significant, long-time collection of John Bell (Waynesboro, Pennsylvania) pottery and related works.

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  March 8, 2008 Stoneware & Redware Auction Catalog

Our March 2008 auction saw many exceptional hammer prices, including $63,250 for an early New York City jar; $35,650 for an Anthony Bacher (Winchester, VA) redware wallpocket; $34,500 for a Taunton, Massachusetts, figural water cooler; two other Shenandoah Valley lots that realized over $25,000; and $15,525 for a B.C. Milburn water cooler--a world auction record for a piece of Alexandria stoneware.

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  November 3, 2007 Stoneware & Redware Auction Catalog

One of the finest examples of Manhattan stoneware in existence, a $60,375 incised bird jug made by Clarkson Crolius, Sr. lead our November 2007 auction. A particularly fine example of a Strasburg, Virginia, redware pitcher and washbowl set realized $29,900.

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  May 19, 2007 Stoneware & Redware Auction Catalog

An excavated pitcher--a masterpiece of Baltimore stoneware, attributed to Henry Remmey, Sr.--that brought $69,000; an early Julius Norton, Bennington, VT water cooler that realized $36,800; and harvest jug probably made in Western Pennsylvania that brought $23,000 were highlights from this auction.

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  November 4, 2006 Stoneware & Redware Auction Catalog

At the time, a world auction record for a stoneware specialty auction, the $88,000 Fenton & Hancock (St. Johnsbury, VT) water cooler lead our November 2006 auction. Another world auction record (for central PA stoneware) was not very far behind, at $71,500.

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  May 20, 2006 Stoneware & Redware Auction Catalog

An outstanding stoneware bank by the Remmey family of Philadelphia--which was almost sold for under $100 at a yard sale--brought $39,600, as did a great example of stoneware from the imaginative potters of Fenton & Hancock in St. Johnsbury, VT. This was also the first auction we held at the York Expo Center in York, PA, after moving the auction location from Boonsboro, MD.

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  November 5, 2005 Stoneware & Redware Auction Catalog

A $22,550 Rockingham County, Virginia, stoneware sugar bowl, an exceptional example of Cowden & Wilcox (Harrisburg, PA) stoneware ($22,000), and an Ohio stoneware churn with applied eagle design ($18,150) were all highlights from this, our fourth auction of American stoneware and redware.

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  May 21, 2005 Stoneware & Redware Auction Catalog

One of the best auctions we've ever held, our May 2005 auction featured the $41,800 John W. Bell redware whippet figure, a collection of exceptional redware and stoneware banks (including the $33,000 Santa Claus bank), and two remarkable John Burger, Jr. (Rochester, NY) churns, amongst other highlights.

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  October 30, 2004 Stoneware & Redware Auction Catalog

Our second stoneware & redware auction featured the Thomas Chollar incised fish cooler ($27,500), the Anthony Bacher redware bird figure (19,800), the largest piece of Baltimore stoneware we have ever seen ($16,500), and an outstanding northeastern U.S. stoneware crock with elaborate house decoration ($16,500).

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  July 17, 2004 Stoneware & Redware Auction Catalog

The catalog for our very first auction includes the $72,600 H. Myers stoneware water cooler (a World Auction Record for Baltimore stoneware), the $35,200 attributed Henry Remmey (Baltimore) stoneware pitcher, and the $23,100 Anna Pottery pig bottle (a World Auction Record for this beloved form). A truly landmark auction!

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