An early salt-glazed and decorated Stoneware Jar, 3-Gallon capacity, attributed to the Crolius Family manufactory, Manhattan, New York, early-1800s. Wheel-thrown, Semi-Ovoid form with squared rim and open loop handles.
Decorated with blossom-like cobalt swags all-around with additional manganese accents at each handle terminal. This only the second or third Crolius Jar I have seen with both cobalt and manganese decorations. Condition : Very Good to Excellent overall with bold color(s); minor imperfections are noted below. Expected wear on base, body discoloration, and one shallow chip on rim. Contact mark on one side, mid-body.Minor, in-the-making clay separation noted at two handle terminals. No cracks, repaired damage, restoration work or other excuses. Inherent glaze, surface and firing imperfections mentioned for descriptive accuracy. See photos for complete details and close-ups. Please consider them as part of the description Measures approximately 12-3/4"H x 10-1/4"W overall, including the handles.
The inner and outer rim diameters are 7-1/2 and 8-1/2, respectively. Good Luck, thanks for looking, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily. The item "Antique Stoneware 3G Ovoid Jar Crock with Cobalt & Manganese, Crolius, NYC, 1800s" is in sale since Friday, September 21, 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.