• Item 3484


    Coming to you from Doc's Crocks is this wonderful 1 Gallon Stoneware Jar whose form and decoration indicate that it was made by Stephen B. Sweeney, Henrico County, Virginia, James River.


    For more on Sweeney, see Curtis Rice, James River Stoneware and the S. S. Perry Connection, pp. 180-208.  A butter crock that I sold Mr. Rice is pictured with this decoration on p. 196. 


    Dating to the second quarter of the 19th century, this beauty features a Carefully Tooled Rim with a Chain Decoration on the Front and Back, and a Small Flower on one Side.   Additional cobalt at the handle terminals and a "1" capacity number under one handle.  Rich glaze.   Stands Measures 9 3/4" tall.


    Excellent Condition.  Some glaze wear in one spot and minor chips around the footer.  That's it!  No rim chips, hairlines, cracks, stains, or restoration.   A 3" surface line inside from a stone ping outside in the making. 


    Ships double-boxed, insured, and FREE 


    Ships double-boxed, insured, and FREE

    1 Gallon Stoneware Jar with Chain Decoration, att. Sweeney of Henrico County, VA

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