Fine Baltimore Stoneware Flask Inscribed "Pint," circa 1820

July 22, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 179

Price Realized: $3,245.00

($2,750 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Very Rare Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Flask, Inscribed "pint," probably Henry Remmey, Sr., Baltimore, MD, circa 1820, with flattened sides and flaring spout with semi-rounded mouth, decorated along the edges with a heavy-applied leaf or tassel motif. Decorated with the word "pint" in cobalt script on front. Color and decoration are consistent with Baltimore stoneware produced by Henry Remmey, Sr. For a wine cooler with similar decoration and inscription "Wine," see Ceramics in America 2004, p. 148. Provenance: Dr. Raymond L. Owen Collection. Mint condition. H 7 1/8".

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