A rare large antique 5 gallon crock decorated with a cobalt stencil A. Va, this salt glazed stoneware crock has lug handles along each side. Stoneware maker Alexander Polk Donaghho, who moved to Parkersburg from Fredericktown, Pennsylvania, in 1870, built his kiln at what became known as Pottery Junction because of the area's deposits of clay.
Pottery Junction is now the intersection of Murdoch and Emerson Avenues, just below Terrapin Park. His factory closed around 1903 or'04. Donaghho pottery is still very much in demand, but beware of copies. On many of them Donaghho is misspelled Donoggho. 13" tall with a 11.5" diameter rim.It is original unaltered condition. There is a small old aged chip to the rim, and some spidering and discoloration. Please see pictures for details. The item "Antique c 1870 AP DONAGHHO WV Cobalt Stencil Salt Glazed Stoneware Crock #5 Rare" is in sale since Friday, July 14, 2017. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\China & Dinnerware\Stoneware". The seller is "tradega" and is located in Marietta, Georgia. This item can be shipped to United States.