Description : A Slip-Decorated Stoneware Crock with Cobalt Floral Decoration, 2-Gallon capacity, New England origin, ca. Wheel-thrown, cylindrical form with tooled rim and applied lug handles. Impressed below the rim with a fairly legible cobalt-washed stamp: S.
And a capacity mark below. See Internet for further information on the maker. Blue decorated wares from Connecticut are relatively scarce.
Front features a Slip-Trailed Double Onion Floral; a decoration generally associated with Frank Nortons manufactory in Worcester, MA, roughly 100 miles NE. See Internet for further information. Salt-Glazed exterior; Albany Slip interior. Condition : A thumb-size base chip (reverse, lower right), and moderate fry on the thickest areas of the cobalt decoration, as shown; otherwise in Very Good, as-made condition.Typical surface, glaze and firing imperfections (2 iron pings) noted for descriptive accuracy. No cracks, repaired damage or restoration work. See photos for complete details and close-ups. Please consider them as part of the description. Desirable 2-Gallon capacity; measures 10-1/4W x 8-3/4H overall with a base diameter of 9-1/2. The inner and outer rim diameters are 8 and 9-3/4, respectively; weighs 9 lbs.
Good Luck, thanks for looking, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily. The item "Antique Stoneware 2G Crock with Cobalt Floral, SL Pewtress, Fair Haven, CT, c1870" is in sale since Wednesday, March 28, 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.