Extremely Rare Decorated Stoneware Birdhouse att. Richard Remmey, Philadelphia, PA

March 2, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 114

Price Realized: $1,150.00

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

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Extremely Rare Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Birdhouse, attributed to Richard C. Remmey, Philadelphia, PA, circa 1870, beehive form with stepped finial and carved opening at base, the body decorated with a large circumferential fern-shaped brushwork. Albany-slip-glazed interior. One of a small number of cobalt-decorated stoneware birdhouses known. Provenance: A fresh-to-the-market example from a forty-year private collection. Filled and colored 3/8" x 1/8" hole on right side of birdhouse. Otherwise excellent condition. H 8 7/8".

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