Description : A diminutive Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Crock with stenciled Floral Decoration, 1-Gallon capacity, New England origin, ca. Wheel-thrown, cylindrical form with tooled rim and applied lug handles. Impressed below the rim with a very crisp stamp: F.
WRIGHT & SON / STONEWARE / TAUNTON, MASS. Decorated 1-Gallon crocks from this manufactory are quite scarce; I have only seen a handful. See Internet for further information on the Bristol County pottery. Front features an elaborate Rose Bush motif in very bold, stenciled Cobalt.Shiny, Salt-Glazed exterior; Albany Slip interior. Condition : Shallow chips & flakes on the outer rim, and one small nick on the right handle, as shown; otherwise Very Good to Excellent with strong color and clear, bold stencil. Typical surface, glaze and firing imperfections noted for descriptive accuracy.
Very clean inside and out. No hairlines, cracks, repaired damage or restoration work.
See photos for complete details and close-ups. Please consider them as part of the description. Uber desirable 1-Gallon capacity; displays brilliantly.
Measures only 7-1/4"H x 8-3/4"W overall with a base diameter of 7-3/4. The inner and outer rim diameters are 6-7/8 and 8-3/8, respectively; weighs 5.6 lbs. Good Luck, thanks for looking, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily.
The item "Antique Stoneware 1G Crock with Cobalt Rose Stencil, FT Wright, Taunton MA, c1870" is in sale since Tuesday, May 8, 2018. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\China & Dinnerware\Stoneware". The seller is "mgs1971" and is located in South Dartmouth, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States.