Beautiful EXC. Blue & White Spongeware 2 GAL Water Cooler Stoneware Salt Glaze
Pictured is an early blue & white spongeware water cooler offered for sale. The water cooler is stamped "2" for its gallonage & has a dense, uniform sponged decoration over the entire surface. It measures 8 1/2" in height, 9 1/4" outside rim diameter, & dates from 1895 - 1920. As seen, the cooler is in excellent condition with two small shallow flakes on the backside base edge, no repairs or other damage. Stoneware coolers were used for a variety of soft beverage drinks, such as ice tea & lemonade as well.
Coolers of this design typically were three-piece, with a filter of similar size, & a cover. This item is in the category "Antiques\Primitives". The seller is "tebfam044" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.