Very Fine Stoneware Bank with Tiered Finial, Baltimore, circa 1830

July 21, 2018 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 233

Price Realized: $1,888.00

($1,600 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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July 21, 2018 Auction Catalog

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Outstanding Stoneware Bank with Stepped Finial and Cobalt Floral Decoration, attributed to Henry Remmey, Sr. or Henry Remmey, Jr., Baltimore, MD, circa 1825, ovoid bank with footed base and dramatic stepped finial, embellished with elliptical and diamond-shaped chip carving with slot in bottom tier. Body of bank decorated with a boldly-brushed series of three fan-shaped flowers emanating from a leafy stems. Additional brushed cobalt spots to middle tier and top tier of finial. Exceptional in its form and carved treatment, this bank is one of a small number with freehand cobalt decoration identifying the influential Baltimore, MD potters, Henry Remmey, Sr., or his son, Henry Harrison Remmey, as its maker. Loss to top of finial. A 1/2" surface chip to shoulder on reverse. H 6 1/2".


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