Extremely Rare and Fine H. REMMEY / BALTIMORE Stoneware Pitcher w/ Floral Vine Design

Spring 2020 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 249

Price Realized: $4,800.00

($4,000 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Extremely Rare and Important One-and-a-Half-Gallon Stoneware Pitcher with Elaborate Cobalt Floral Decoration, Stamped "H. REMMEY / BALTIMORE," Henry Remmey, Sr., Baltimore, Maryland, circa 1818, ovoid pitcher with finely-tooled foot, tooled rim, and heavily-ribbed handle. Decorated around the collar and below it with a finely slip-trailed vine bearing numerous daisy-shaped blossoms. Rim highlighted in a strong stripe of cobalt. Handle terminals decorated with cobalt circles. Impressed with the cobalt-highlighted maker's mark of Henry Remmey, Sr. on the collar, along with a one-and-a-half-gallon capacity mark. Exceptional color, form, and condition. This pitcher is one of less than twenty signed examples of Henry Remmey, Sr. stoneware from Baltimore known. Certainly one of the most important examples of Baltimore stoneware to be offered anywhere recently. Excellent condition, particularly considering its age. Two short, minor lines at base, a small stone ping to front, and a tiny inverted U-shaped line in spout. Some additional light staining to lower half. H 12".

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