Two-Gallon Lidded Stoneware Cake Crock w/ Profuse Decoration, att. Henry H. Remmey, Philadelphia

October 22, 2016 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 12

Price Realized: $690.00

($600 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Two-Gallon Lidded Stoneware Cake Crock with Profuse Cobalt Floral Decoration, attributed to Henry H. Remmey, Philadelphia, PA, circa 1840, cylindrical crock with heavily-tooled shoulder, squared rim, and heavy lug handles, decorated on the front and reverse with a handle-to-handle floral motif featuring a leafy stem bearing fan-shaped flowers. Cobalt highlights to handle terminals and a wavy line of cobalt underneath each handle. Lid, which fits well and is possibly original to the crock, features a highly-unusual chain link and swag motif, and is incised in small letters, "Edmund Kite". Crock with a tight, sealed 7" diagonal crack from rim. Lid with large chips to flange on underside and three small, shallow chips to knob. H (of crock) 6 1/2" ; Diam. (of crock) 11 1/4" ; Diam. (of lid) 11 3/4".




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