Description : An impressive Stoneware Crock or handled Pickling Jar with primitive cobalt decorations, 3-Gallon capacity, Upstate New York origin, c. Wheel-thrown, Highly-Ovoid form with tooled shoulder, slightly-tapered rim with integrated inner ledge for a lid (not present), and applied lug handles.
Impressed below the rim with a cobalt-washed stamp reading: CHOLLAR DARBY & Co / CORTLAND. See Internet for further information. Decorated on the body with a Tulip-like Floral in Brushed Cobalt.
There is a freehand, brushed cobalt 3 capacity designation on the right. Gray, Salt-Glazed exterior, Mineral or Albany Slip interior. Condition : Very Good to Excellent overall with attractive form, size and decoration.
This Crown City Ovoid is nearly as wide as it is high! Minor imperfections are noted below.Rim and inner ledge with expected wear from use, including glaze rubs and shallow chips, as shown. Base with wear and a few very small perimeter chips. Right handle has a glazed-over stone ping, in-the-making.
No cracks, repaired damage or restoration work. Inherent glaze, firing and surface imperfections, including three contact marks, small scars, etc, noted for descriptive accuracy. See photos for complete details and close-ups. Please consider them as part of the description.Measures 12-1/2H x 11-1/2W overall with a base diameter of 6-1/4. The inner and outer rim diameters are 7-1/4 and 8-1/4, respectively. Good Luck, thanks for looking, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily. The item "Antique Stoneware Cortland NY Ovoid Crock with Cobalt Tulip, Chollar & Darby 1845" is in sale since Tuesday, February 11, 2020. 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.