Two Remmey (Philadelphia) Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Cake Crocks

Summer 2020 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 230

Price Realized: $1,800.00

($1,500 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Two Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Cake Crocks, Both Stamped "R.C.R. / PHILA.," Richard C. Remmey, Philadelphia, PA, circa 1880, both of cylindrical, handled form with brushed foliate designs, each measuring approximately one to one-and-a-half gallons. Both with R.C.R. maker's marks under each handle. One includes its original swag-decorated lid. One crock with a chip to one handle, a post-firing chip and glazed-over chip to interior of rim, and water glass staining to interior. Other crock with fry to cobalt, four hairlines from rim (the longest measuring 5 3/4"), staining and residue to surface, and a small rim chip. Lid with heavy chips to knob, some exfoliation to underside, and staining to underside. H (of each) approx. 7 3/4".



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