Two (2) Mid-Atlantic pottery jars with cobalt decorations, including Myers-Remmey. 1st item: Baltimore one-gallon salt-glazed stoneware storage jar with cobalt feather decoration stamped below the rim "H. Myers" and "1" denoting capacity, likely made by the potter Henry Remmey or his son. 10 3/8" H. Circa 1821-1829. Note: Though this jar is stamped ÒH.Myers, it was likely made by potter Henry Remmey. Henry Myers was the owner of a china merchants store in Baltimore, Maryland, and in 1821, he succeeded his relatives William and Jacob Myers in ownership of the Baltimore Stoneware Manufactory. Potter Henry Remmey was employed at the Baltimore Stoneware Manufactory and was known for the brushed cobalt blue floral design (source: the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts). 2nd item: Mid-Atlantic two-gallon salt-glazed stoneware storage jar with profuse cobalt floral decoration to one side. 12" H. 1st half 19th century. Provenance: The estate of James (Jimmy) Neely, Smyrna, TN. CONDITION: Both jars overall good condition. 2nd jar with firing flaws noted to cobalt decoration.
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