Coming to you from Doc's Crocks is this gorgeous 5 Gallon Ovoid Jar attributed to Hamilton & Pershing of Johnstown, Pennsylvania.
James H. Hamilton and Emmanuel Pershing potted together in Johnstown from c. 1850 to 1856 (Phil Shaltenbrand, Big Ware Turners, p. 99). For exact tulip and leaf decoration on stamped Hamilton and Pershing pieces, see What A Crock! Johnstown Potteries of the 19th Century.
This beauty features a Large Size, Ovoid Form and Three Tulips Cascading Across Each Side Wearing the Brightest of Bright Cobalt. Lots of gorgeous freehand! Additional cobalt at the handle terminals. Stands 14 1/2" tall.
Excellent Condition. A narrow 1/2" chip inside the rim, some small chips around the outside of the rim, and seven chips at the base (1/4" to 3/4"). No hairlines, cracks, stains, or restoration. Out of round at the top in the making.
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