Coming to you from Doc's Crocks is this wonderful 4 Gallon Jar whose Decoration Makes it Easy to Attribute to Richard Remmey of Philadelpia.
Richard Remmey made stoneware in Philadelphia at the family pottery from the 1860's to the turn of the century (Phil Shaltenbrand, Big Ware Turners, pp. 8-9).
Circa 1870, this beauty features Two Large Tulips on Each Side in Absolutely Gorgeous Cobalt Blue. Each tulip has 5 to 7 leaves and a blossom in 4 petals. Additional cobalt around the handles. Light gray clay and bold cobalt for remarkable contrast. Stands 15 1/2" tall.
Excellent Condition. A 1/4" flake on the outside of the rim and a 3/8" chip on the end of one handle. That's it! No inner rim or base chips, hairlines, cracks, stains, or restoration. A stone ping by one leaf with a glaze run in the making (closeup).
A mightly fine Remmey 4 gallon jar.
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