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