An A+ Storage Jar or Crock with cobalt stenciled advertising and freehand decorations, 1.5 Gal. Capacity, SW Pennsylvania origin, ca.
Wheel-thrown, Semi-Ovoid form with tooled, rounded rim. Bold stenciled cobalt merchant advertising surrounding a detailed floral spray reads: R. WILLIAMS / NEW GENEV(A) / PA. See Internet for further information on the maker.
Additional brushed cobalt stripe accents on rim, body and base, as well as a very large freehand capacity mark ("1-1/2"). Shiny, Salt-Glazed exterior; Albany Slip interior. Condition : There are two faint lines on the upper rim that appear to be in-the-making (see close-ups); otherwise in Excellent to Nearly Mint, as-made condition with strong color and super crisp stenciling. The A in GENEVA is not visible, however.
Slight wear on the upper rim & base consistent with age and use, noted for complete descriptive accuracy. A desirable size, form and Pennsylvania maker.
See photos for complete details and please consider them as part of the description. Uncommon 1.5 Gallon capacity. Measures 9-3/4H x 8-1/4W overall with a base diameter of 6-1/4; weighs 7.2 lbs. Good Luck, thanks for looking, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily. The item "Antique Stoneware Ovoid Jar with Cobalt Advertising, RT Williams, New Geneva PA" is in sale since Monday, November 12, 2018.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.