J. REMMEY / MANHATTAN-WELLS / NEW-YORK Stoneware Jar

Summer 2021 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 71

Price Realized: $600.00

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

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One-and-a-Half-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Incised Decoration, Stamped "J. REMMEY / MANHATTAN-WELLS / NEW-YORK," John Remmey, III, Manhattan, NY, early 19th century, ovoid jar with tooled shoulder and applied loop handle, impressed on the front with the large cobalt-highlighted maker's mark of John Remmey III, including the incised gallonage, "1 1/2," below. Reverse decorated with an incised and cobalt-highlighted foliate motif in the Crolius style. Heavy cobalt highlights to handle terminals. Excellent color. Provenance: From a recently-surfaced collection. Missing one handle. A thin Y-shaped crack on underside, continuing 7 1/2" up front of jar. Part of this Y additionally extends 2 1/4" up base of jar on left side of jar's front. Staining to surface. Small rim chips. Right side of jar with a stone ping including a 2 3/4" Y-shaped surface line. Some relatively minor, in-the-making chipping to base, most of which is glazed over. H 10 1/2".




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