Stoneware, cobalt oxide
Overall: 15 1/2 x 10 in. ( 39.4 x 25.4 cm )
Salt-glazed stoneware two-handled jar with impressed maker's mark and decorated with cobalt blue tulips.
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
impressed: on front: "POTTERY WORKS/LITTLE WST 12TH ST. N.Y."; "4"
The large impressed "4" on this crock refers to its four gallon capacity. Such numbers were often placed prominently on mid 19th-century stoneware.
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