Coming to you from Doc's Crocks is this wonderful 4 Gallon Stoneware Jar attributed to R. J. Grier of Chester County, Pennsylvania.
Ralph Grier and family ran a pottery in Mount Jordan, Chester County, Pennsylvania from the 1840's to 1910 (Phil Shaltenbrand, Big Ware Turners, pp. 12-13).
Dating to the 1870's, this beauty features a Large Brushed Cobalt Flower on Each Side, and additional Cobalt Accent at the Handles. The flowers have 6 leaves and a blossom with 7 petals. Measures 12 1/4" tall.
Very Good Condition. Three chips on the outside of the rim by one handle (1/8", 5/8", 1"), and a 5" vertical hairline at the base. No inner rim or base chips, stains, or restoration.
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