Antique 19th C Decorated Stoneware Signed R.c.r. Phila Remmey 1 1/2gal Crock
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Antique 19th C Decorated Stoneware Signed R.c.r. Phila Remmey 1 1/2gal Crock :
We are listing today for your consideration a lovely Antique 19th Century Stoneware Saltglazed Richard C. Remmey of Philadelphia signed 1 1/2 gallon Decorated Crock. This crock is in great shape with 2 chips to the outside of the top rim that have been restored. The 1 is large the other not so large. There is a crack that starts at the top rim and does a 1/2 circle and comes up the other side to the outside of thesmall chip. It has been glued and is 100% secure. The crock is 100% structually sound, rings true when you tap it. There is a minor indent in the crock about 1" below the crack, this happened during the making of this crock. Thereare some very light spider lines below the glaze between 2 of the cobalt blue leaf designs. The crock at one point had alot of white paint on it, most of it is gone, there are white dots throughout on the outside and some minor white spots on the inside.There are some dark spots on the crock. A good soak in peroxide might clean this crock up even better. You can refer to the pictures. No other issues at all. The crock measures 12" tall x 6 3/4" at the mouth x 7 1/4" at the base and weighs approximately 8lb 6oz. The crock is marked R.C.R. PHILA for Richard C. Remmey of Philadelphia and dates from the 1870's. There is an impressed circled 1 1/2 at the top. The crock has a great cobalt blue spreadleaf design that borders the top half and numbers 5. A wonderful Remmey 1 1/2 gallon crock with a great form and design that would make a wonderful addition to anyone's collection. If you have any questions please email. We will ship via USPS and will insure. Best of luck and thanks.