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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 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, 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, Angelica Knolls,
 18CV60 /1.425 (left), 18CV60 /1.426 (center), 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.

(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.