Lot of Three: Baltimore and Philadelphia Stoneware Jars incl. Examples Marked P. HERRMANN and R.C.R.

Fall 2022 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 501

Price Realized: $300.00

($250 hammer, plus 20% buyer's premium)

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Three Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Jars, Mid-Atlantic origin, second half 19th century, all of cylindrical, handled form, a four-gallon jar with two-sided brushed tulip decoration, stamped "R.C.R. / PHILA.," Richard C. Remmey, Philadelphia, PA, circa 1880, including a salt-and-Albany-slip-glazed lid, possibly original to the jar; a three-gallon jar with two-sided brushed floral decoration, stamped "P. HERRMANN," Peter Herrmann, Baltimore, MD, circa 1875; and a five-gallon jar with two-sided brushed decoration of a clover plant. Remmey jar with fry to cobalt, a long crack to reverse including reglued sections to base, and a loss to handle. Lid in excellent condition. Herrmann jar with cracks, rim chips, and a glazed-over chip to one handle. Five-gallon jar with significant cracks in underside, continuning onto base, bubbling to clay on interior, staining, and paint residue to exterior. H (of Herrmann jar) 13 3/4".

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