Coming to you from Doc's Crocks is this Uncommon 2 Gallon Stoneware Pitcher made and stamped by "A. Standish, Taunton, Mass."
This is the mark of the Alexander Standish who potted in Taunton, Massachusetts from 1846 to 1857. This mark was used from 1846 to the early 1850's when he took Franklin Wright as a partner (William Ketchum, American Stoneware, p. 50).
This beauty features the Uncommon 2 Gallon Size, Bulbous Body with Tall Neck, and the Pottery Stamp with Fish Decoration. Stands 11 1/2" tall.
Very Good Condition. Shallow chipping at the mouth, three chips around the rim (3/4" to 1"), and a series of very minor nibbles around the base. No hairlines, cracks, stains, or restoration. Typical manufacturing imperfections.
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