Remmey, Philadelphia, Stoneware Bank

July 11, 2009 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 282

Price Realized: $1,150.00

($1,000 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Bank, attributed to Richard C. Remmey, Philadelphia, PA, circa 1875, bulbous bank with tooled foot, vertical coin slot, and finial, decorated in brushed cobalt slip with a two-stemmed flowering plant flanking the coin slot. Reverse decorated with cobalt leaf. Cobalt highlight to coin slot. A highly desirable form in American stoneware. Richard Remmey is perhaps the most famous producer of American stoneware banks, and examples by him are highly sought after. Fully restored point on finial. Restored chips to right side of slot and additional restoration to left side of slot. 3/8" restored fleck out of surface on left side of bank. H 7 1/4".


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