Early piece as denoted by the decoration, it has chips at rim and the original handle is lost. Still a great old example from this primitive American pottery. Hamilton & Jones was in business from 1866 to 1898. The company was founded by John Jones and William Leet (or Lute) Hamilton.
They made stoneware with hand-painted and stenciled blue designs. The pottery used several different marks, including some that said Star Pottery and some that said Union Works.
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