It does not touch the lip or the handle. Just start in the middle of the shoulder snd ends on the other shoulder.
See the last two photos for details. There are also a few small non spreading chips at the bottom half of the jug.
Other than the above issue, there is no other chips or cracks elsewhere. Overall, it has a great front face, beautiful ovoid form which is older than others.
Age related wear and manufactured color imperfection is to be expected with these antique stoneware. Please check all photos for detailed condition. Feel free to check out my other antique and collectible listings. The item "Antique Salt Glazed Stoneware Ovoid Jug Crock Cobalt Blue Tulip Flora Handle" is in sale since Tuesday, December 7, 2021.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Kitchen & Home\Kitchen Storage & Organization\Canisters & Jars". The seller is "marblemill" and is located in Townshend, Vermont. This item can be shipped to United States.