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Rhenish Stoneware

 

Sprig - molded, Cobalt blue decorated body sherds, Buck site, 18KE292.
Sprig - molded, Cobalt blue decorated
body sherds, Buck site, 18KE292.

 

Rhenish Brown stoneware bearded face Bennett's Point, 18QU28 /233.002.

Rhenish Brown stoneware bearded face
Bennett's Point, 18QU28 /233.002.

 

Rhenish Brown stoneware Compton, 18CV279.     Rhenish Brown stoneware Compton, 18CV279.     Rhenish Brown stoneware Compton, 18CV279.

Rhenish Brown stoneware 
Compton, 18CV279.

  Neck sherd with manganese purple Oxon Hill, 18PR175, vessel #6040.
Neck sherd with manganese purple
Oxon Hill, 18PR175, vessel #6040.

Mug rim sherd, Oxon Hill, 18PR175, vessel #6034. 
Mug rim sherd, Oxon Hill,
18PR175, vessel #6034. 

 

Stamped and incised, cobalt blue and manganese purple decorated. Oxon Hill, 18PR175, vessel #6035.

 Stamped and incised, cobalt blue and manganese 
purple decorated. Oxon Hill, 18PR175, vessel #6035.

Paste of Rhenish blue and gray sherd.

Paste of Rhenish blue and gray sherd.  


Cobalt blue over incised lines with the royal medallion GR for George I (1714 - 1727) or George II (1727 - 1760) - Oxon Hill, 18PR175, vessel #2317.

Cobalt blue over incised lines with the royal medallion GR
for George I (1714 - 1727) or George II (1727 - 1760).
Oxon Hill, 18PR175, vessel #2317.

Rhenish cobalt blue and manganese purple, incised and molded body sherds. Angelica Knolls, 18CV60 /1.435 (top left), 18CV60 /1.438 (top center), 18CV60/1.440 (top right), 18CV60/1.446 (bottom left), 18CV60/1.445 (bottom middle), 18CV60/1.448 (bottom right).     Rhenish cobalt blue and manganese purple, incised and molded body sherds. Angelica Knolls, 18CV60 /1.435 (top left), 18CV60 /1.438 (top center), 18CV60/1.440 (top right), 18CV60/1.446 (bottom left), 18CV60/1.445 (bottom middle), 18CV60/1.448 (bottom right).     Rhenish cobalt blue and manganese purple, incised and molded body sherds. Angelica Knolls, 18CV60 /1.435 (top left), 18CV60 /1.438 (top center), 18CV60/1.440 (top right), 18CV60/1.446 (bottom left), 18CV60/1.445 (bottom middle), 18CV60/1.448 (bottom right).

Rhenish cobalt blue and manganese purple, incised and molded body sherds. Angelica Knolls, 18CV60 /1.435 (top left), 18CV60 /1.438 (top center), 18CV60/1.440 (top right), 18CV60/1.446 (bottom left), 18CV60/1.445 (bottom middle), 18CV60/1.448 (bottom right).     Rhenish cobalt blue and manganese purple, incised and molded body sherds. Angelica Knolls, 18CV60 /1.435 (top left), 18CV60 /1.438 (top center), 18CV60/1.440 (top right), 18CV60/1.446 (bottom left), 18CV60/1.445 (bottom middle), 18CV60/1.448 (bottom right).     Rhenish cobalt blue and manganese purple, incised and molded body sherds. Angelica Knolls, 18CV60 /1.435 (top left), 18CV60 /1.438 (top center), 18CV60/1.440 (top right), 18CV60/1.446 (bottom left), 18CV60/1.445 (bottom middle), 18CV60/1.448 (bottom right).

Cobalt blue and manganese purple, incised and molded body sherds.
Angelica Knolls, 18CV60 /1.435 (top left), 18CV60 /1.438 (top center), 18CV60/1.440 (top right),
18CV60/1.446 (bottom left), 18CV60/1.445 (bottom middle), 18CV60/1.448 (bottom right).

Incised cobalt blue body sherds. Angelica Knolls, 18CV60 /1.442 (top left), 18CV60 /1.443 (top center),18CV60 /1.439 (top right), 18CV60 /1.434 (bottom left), and 18CV60/1.431 (bottom right).    Incised cobalt blue body sherds. Angelica Knolls, 18CV60 /1.442 (top left), 18CV60 /1.443 (top center),18CV60 /1.439 (top right), 18CV60 /1.434 (bottom left), and 18CV60/1.431 (bottom right).    Incised cobalt blue body sherds. Angelica Knolls, 18CV60 /1.442 (top left), 18CV60 /1.443 (top center),18CV60 /1.439 (top right), 18CV60 /1.434 (bottom left), and 18CV60/1.431 (bottom right).

Incised cobalt blue body sherds. Angelica Knolls, 18CV60 /1.442 (top left), 18CV60 /1.443 (top center),18CV60 /1.439 (top right), 18CV60 /1.434 (bottom left), and 18CV60/1.431 (bottom right).       Incised cobalt blue body sherds. Angelica Knolls, 18CV60 /1.442 (top left), 18CV60 /1.443 (top center),18CV60 /1.439 (top right), 18CV60 /1.434 (bottom left), and 18CV60/1.431 (bottom right).

Incised cobalt blue body sherds.  Angelica Knolls, 18CV60 /1.442 (top left),
18CV60 /1.443 (top center),18CV60 /1.439 (top right),
18CV60 /1.434 (bottom left), and 18CV60/1.431 (bottom right).


Incised cobalt blue & gray body sherds, Oxon Hill, 18PR175, vessel #6043 (left) & #6159 (right).      Incised cobalt blue & gray body sherds, Oxon Hill, 18PR175, vessel #6043 (left) & #6159 (right).

Incised cobalt blue body sherds,
Oxon Hill, 18PR175, vessel #6043 (left) and 18PR175, vessel #6159 (right).

 

Body sherds, Angelica Knolls, 18CV60 /1.444 (left) Patuxent Point, 18CV271 square 10108 (center) and square 1610 (right).Body sherds, Angelica Knolls, 18CV60 /1.444 (left) Patuxent Point, 18CV271 square 10108 (center) and square 1610 (right).Body sherds, Angelica Knolls, 18CV60 /1.444 (left) Patuxent Point, 18CV271 square 10108 (center) and square 1610 (right).

Body sherds,  Angelica Knolls, 18CV60 /1.444 (left) 
Patuxent Point, 18CV271 square 10108 (center) and square 1610 (right).

 

Mugs rims, Angelica Knolls, 18CV60 /1.447 (left), Patuxent Point, 18CV271 square 10168 (right).Mugs rims, Angelica Knolls, 18CV60 /1.447 (left), Patuxent Point, 18CV271 square 10168 (right).

Mugs rims, Angelica Knolls, 18CV60 /1.447 (left),
  Patuxent Point, 18CV271 square 10168 (right).

Höhr Rhenish stoneware decorated with a portrait of King William III (1694 -1702) - Angelica Knolls, 18CV60 /1.433.    Höhr Rhenish stoneware, Angelica Knolls, 18CV60 /1.425 (left), 18CV60 /1.426 (center), and 18CV60/1.427 (right).

Höhr Rhenish stoneware, left decorated with a
portrait of King William III (1694 -1702),
Angelica Knolls, 18CV60 /1.433 and
 18CV60 /1.425 on right.

Höhr Rhenish stoneware, Angelica Knolls, 18CV60 /1.425 (left), 18CV60 /1.426 (center), and 18CV60/1.427 (right).     Höhr Rhenish stoneware, Angelica Knolls, 18CV60 /1.425 (left), 18CV60 /1.426 (center), and 18CV60/1.427 (right).

Höhr Rhenish stoneware, (left), 18CV60 /1.426, and 18CV60/1.427 (right).

The mended Rhenish Hohrware jug found at Westwood Manor (18CH621).   Closeup detail showing image of King William III.
Mended Höhr Rhenish stoneware jug found at Westwood Manor (18CH621),
a late 17th-century residence.  Closeup detail of King William III on right.

Photo courtesy of Julia A. King, St. Mary's College of Maryland.

(Private Collection)


Höhr Rhenish Stoneware in Delaware


Image of sherd of Hohr stoneware from Delaware site #7S-D-16, the Old House Site

Höhr
Rhenish stoneware sherd decorated with
Sprig-molding. Indeterminate vessel.
Old House Site (7S-D-16).

Image of several sherds from the Walter Powell Plantation Site (7S-K-144B) in Sussex Co., Delaware.
Höhr Rhenish stoneware decorated with Sprig
molding and incising. Ovoid drinking pot or small jug.
Walter Powell Plantation Site (7S-K-144B).

Link to the Hohr Ware in Delaware Essay.


Copyright 2002 by Maryland Archaeological Conservation Lab

Updated: 05/01/02

Button links to the Hohr Ware stoneware in Delaware Essay. Höhr Rhenish stoneware sherd decorated with Sprig-molding. Indeterminate vessel - Old House Site Delaware (7S-D-16). Höhr Rhenish stoneware decorated with Sprig molding and incising. Ovoid drinking pot or small jug - Walter Powell Plantation Site-Delaware (7S-K-144B). Rhenish cobalt blue and manganese purple, incised and molded body sherds. Angelica Knolls, 18CV60 /1.435 (top left), 18CV60 /1.438 (top center), 18CV60/1.440 (top right), 18CV60/1.446 (bottom left), 18CV60/1.445 (bottom middle), 18CV60/1.448 (bottom right). Incised cobalt blue & gray body sherds, Oxon Hill, 18PR175, vessel #6043 (left) & #6159 (right). Mended Rhenish Hohrware jug found at Westwood Manor (18CH621), a late 17th-century residence. Closeup detail showing image of King William III.