A very nice southern made stoneware flask with cobalt blue Tobacco plant decoration on 4 sides. This flask measures 7 1/4 inches tall. It is round on the sides but flattened in the front and back sides. It measures 4 1/4 inches wide and is about 2 1/2 inches thick.
It has a tapered mouth with 6 tooling rings below. It does have a shallow chip on front side visible in my second photo.
The base has a shallow chip on foot edge. It is visible in my 8th photo. Also on the bottom edge a is shallow flake visible in my last photo. A few other irregularities common on this type of early ware.
Posssibly used in the Civil war. The item "Decorated stoneware Flask Cobalt Blue Tobacco plant 1850 James river Virginia" is in sale since Friday, February 21, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Primitives".The seller is "marshwabbit" and is located in Port Haywood, Virginia. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, South africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.