Rare Face Vessel heads Crocker Farm’s March Auction

rare face vesselAn exceedingly rare and important cobalt-decorated stoneware presentation harvest jug with applied faces is one of the highlights at Crocker Farm’s forthcoming March American Stoneware and Redware auction.

Pictured: Exceedingly Rare and Important Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Presentation Harvest Jug with Applied Faces, Incised “R.G. Simkin,” attributed to Henry Harrison or Richard Clinton Remmey, circa 1855-1865. Image Copyright Crocker Farm.

Crocker Farm is the industry leader in auctioning antique American stoneware and redware pottery and hold regular auctions at their historic gallery, the 1841 Gorsuch Barn, in Sparks, Maryland.

Temperance Jug with Elaborate Applied Figural DecorationOther highlights of the auction include: an Exceedingly Rare and Important Three-Gallon Stoneware Cream Jar with Cobalt Decoration of a Man’s Bust Flanked by a Wreath, Stamped “M. & T. MILLER / NEWPORT, PA,” circa 1870;  an Exceedingly Rare One-Gallon Stoneware Jar with Impressed and Cobalt-Highlighted Federal Eagle and Incised Foliate Decorations, Stamped “C. CROLIUS / MANHATTAN, WELLS / NEW-YORK,” circa 1800-1815; and an Exceedingly Rare Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Temperance Jug with Elaborate Applied Figural Decoration, Signed “John L. Stone. Maker / in W.C. Knox’s Factory / $10.00,” Oletha, Limestone County, TX origin, circa 1869-1874. H 9″.

Pictured: An Exceedingly Rare Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Temperance Jug with Elaborate Applied Figural Decoration, Signed “John L. Stone. Maker / in W.C. Knox’s Factory / $10.00,” Oletha, Limestone County, TX origin, circa 1869-1874. H 9″. Image Copyright Crocker Farm.

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