Description : A fine and potentially unique decorated Storage Jar or Crock with elaborate Bird decoration, 2-Gallon capacity, Northeastern US origin, ca. Wheel-thrown, cylindrical form with eased shoulder and applied lug handles; slightly flared, tooled rim with integrated inner ledge for lid (not present). Front features detailed Bird perched on a drape & tassel ground in bold, Slip-Trailed Cobalt. Salt Glazed exterior; Albany Slip interior.
Condition : Expected wear and a some small flakes on the inner rim and base, as shown; otherwise Very Good to Excellent with strong color and desirable decoration. Inherent glaze, surface and firing imperfections noted for descriptive accuracy. Displays brilliantly; highly-appropriate for the advanced collector of American Stoneware. See photos for complete details and please consider them as part of the description. Measures approximately 11H x 7"W overall with an outer rim diameter of 6-1/4".
Note: the inner rim tapers slightly inward; a 5 diameter lid would be the right size for this Jar. Good Luck, thanks for looking, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily.
The item "NR Antique Stoneware 2G Jar with Elaborate Cobalt Bird, Northeastern US, c. 1875" is in sale since Monday, December 24, 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.