Stoneware, cobalt oxide
Overall: 11 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. ( 29.2 x 24.1 cm )
impressed: on belly: "J. REMMEY. / MANHATTAN-WELLS. / NEW-YORK"
Salt-glazed stoneware two-handled pot with impressed maker's mark and decorated with a stamped eagle with sixteen stars, two stamped leaves, a hand-incised leaf, and cobalt blue decoration.
John Remmey III came from a stoneware dynasty almost as influential as the Crolius potters. The Remmeys, also German immigrants, intermarried and maintained a close alliance with the Crolius family.
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
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