Description : A charming Stoneware Crock with Slip-Trailed Bird decoration, 1-Gallon capacity, New York State origin, c. Wheel-thrown, cylindrical form with tooled rim and applied lug handles. Impressed below the rim with a cobalt-washed stamp reading: NEW YORK / STONE WARE CO / FORT EDWARD N. See Internet for further information on the firm. Front features a well-proportioned Blue Bird Decoration on a stylized sprig, artistically-executed in bold, Slip-Trailed Cobalt.This Bird is one bowtie away from wearing a tuxedo! Shiny, Salt-glazed exterior; Albany Slip interior. Condition : Rim with expected wear including exterior two chips and a shallow flake on interior, as shown; otherwise Very Good++ with strong color and fine decoration.
Body is exceptionally clean and undamaged; some minor discoloration noted on reverse. Typical 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.Edward Birds are becoming increasingly difficult to find! 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. Measures only 7-5/8H x 9W overall, including both handles. The inner and outer rim diameters are 7-1/2and 8-1/2, respectively. Good Luck, thanks for watching, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily. The item "Antique Miniature 1G Crock with Cobalt Bird, NY Stoneware Co, Fort Edward, c.1870" is in sale since Friday, August 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.