Description : An exceptional Decorated Stoneware Pickle or Storage Jar with Brushed Cobalt Floral, 2-Gallon capacity, New York State origin, c. Wheel-thrown, cylindrical form with eased shoulder, tooled rim with integrated inner ledge for a lid.
Impressed below the rim with a crisp, cobalt-washed stamp reading, simply: LYONS. See Internet for further information on the maker.
Front features a huge Branching Floral Decoration, artistically-executed in bold, Brushed Cobalt. Upper left and right shoulders are accented with a freehand 2 capacity designation. In addition, each handle terminal is highlighted with heavy cobalt. Salt-glazed exterior; Albany or Mineral Slip interior.
Condition : Rim with slight wear with a few shallow flakes; otherwise in Excellent, essentially as-made condition with strong color and very fine decoration. Body is exceptionally clean and undamaged. Expected wear and some minor soiling noted on the base. No cracks, repaired damage or restoration work. Inherent glaze, surface and firing imperfections noted for complete descriptive accuracy.Highly-appropriate for the advanced collector of Antique Stoneware or Americana. See photos for complete details and close-ups. Please consider them as part of the description. 2-Gallon capacity; measures 11-1/2H x 8-3/4W overall. The inner and outer rim diameters are 6-1/4 and 7-1/4, respectively. Good Luck, thanks for watching, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily. The item "Antique Stoneware 2G Crock Jar with A+ Brushed Cobalt Floral, Lyons NY, c. 1865" is in sale since Tuesday, June 8, 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.