Auction of Fine Antique
American Stoneware & Redware Pottery
July 20, 2013, 10 am
Over 600 lots
including some of our finest offerings to date
Preview July 19, 1-6 pm, July 20, 8-10 am
15900 YORK ROAD
SPARKS, MD 21152
(410) 472-2016 • www.crockerfarm.com • [email protected]
OVER 600 LOTS INCLUDING AN IMPORTANT, RECENTLY-DISCOVERED PAIR OF SHENANDOAH VALLEY OF VA REDWARE WHIPPETS, SIGNED AND DATED “SAMUEL BELL / WINCHESTER / SEPT 21 1841;” AN EXTREMELY RARE PAIR OF GLAZED REDWARE SPANIELS, STAMPED “JOHN BELL;” AN OUTSTANDING FT. EDWARD, N.Y., STONEWARE CROCK WITH COBALT DEER SCENE; A FOUR-GALLON NORTON STONEWARE JUG WITH DOUBLE-PHEASANT DECORATION; A POSSIBLY-UNIQUE “HAMILTON & JONES” STONEWARE JAR WITH FREEHAND EAGLE; AN EXCEPTIONAL SELECTION OF WESTERN PA POTTERY INC. A PAIR OF TANWARE PRESENTATION PITCHERS; AN OUTSTANDING SELECTION OF SHENANDOAH VALLEY POTTERY INC. BAECHER AND STRASBURG MULTI-GLAZED REDWARE; A POSSIBLY-UNIQUE “FROM KEESEEE & PARR / RICHMOND / VA” STONEWARE JAR; AN OHIO STONEWARE COOLER WITH MAN HOLDING A FLAG; A FINE SELECTION OF EARLY NJ AND MANHATTAN STONEWARE; A MINIATURE TENNESSEE STONEWARE PITCHER, ATTRIB. TO DECKER; AND ANNA POTTERY.
Important, Recently-Discovered Pair of Shenandoah Valley of VA Redware Whippets, Signed and Dated “Samuel Bell / Winchester / Sept 21 1841."
Important, Recently-Discovered Stoneware Canning Jar with Incised Eagle and Floral Decorations, Incised “NEW YORK / OCTr 25 1802,” Remmey or Crolius Family, Manhattan, NY.
Shown left: Important Six-Gallon Stoneware Water Cooler with Profuse Incised Decoration of Birds Feeding in a Flowering Tree, Signed "Morgan Maker / Balt," William Morgan, Baltimore, MD, circa 1822-1827. One of the finest-decorated American stoneware coolers known, this vessel served as the ice water fountain of the historic Maryland Inn in Annapolis for over sixty years. Recently discovered in Florida.