Antique Stoneware Lard Pot or Crock with Cobalt Fish Scale Swags, American, 19thC
Description : A pre- Civil War earthenware Lard Pot or Storage Crock with primitive cobalt decorations, 1-Gallon capacity, American, c. Wheel-thrown, straight sided cylindrical form with tooled shoulder, semi-rounded rim and applied lug/loop-type handles. Slightly under-fired body color ranges from light gray tones to a pale olive with salmon spotting, as shown. Decorated all around with a double Swag, Fish Scale or Drape motif in Slip-Trailed Cobalt. In addition, heavy cobalt accents at each handle terminal. Albany or Mineral Slip interior. Condition : Very Good++ essentially as-made condition with attractive color and uncommon decoration. Minor imperfections are noted below. Rim with utilitarian wear including a few shallow interior flakes.
Body with inherent glaze, surface and firing imperfections, soiling, etc. I has not been cleaned.
No cracks, repaired damage or restoration work. See photos for complete details and close-ups. Please consider them as part of the description. Approximate 1-Gallon capacity; measures 8-1/4H x 8-1/2W overall, including the handles. The inner and outer rim diameters are 6-3/8 and 7-1/4, respectively.
Weighs just over 6 lbs. Good Luck, thanks for watching, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily. The item "Antique Stoneware Lard Pot or Crock with Cobalt Fish Scale Swags, American, 19thC" is in sale since Monday, September 20, 2021. 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.
- Brand: Unmarked, Northeastern US Origin, 19thC
- Main Color: Bold Blue Cobalt on Salt-Glazed Stoneware
- Color: Salt Glazed Stoneware w/ Cobalt Swag Drape Fish Scale
- Model: Antique Stoneware w/ Cobalt, 19thC
- Object Type: Antique Cobalt Decorated Stoneware Jar Crock Lard Pot
- Style: Primitive AAFA Country Folk Art Americana
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Featured Refinements: Antique Stoneware
- MPN: 1-Gallon Capacity
- Material: Stone