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  • Item 9388


    Coming to you from Doc's Crocks is this fantastic 1 Gallon Jar made and stamped by "B. C. Milburn, Alexa"  


    This is the stamp of Benedict Calvert Milburn who ran the old Wilkes Street Pottery, once owned by H. C. Smith, from 1841-1867.  This pottery is discussed in detail in the marvelous book by Eddie Wilder, Alexandria, Virginia Pottery 1792-1876, pages 179-289.


    This beauty features a Squared Rim, Inscribed Shoulder, Slightly Ovoid Form with Slighly Flared Base,  Applied Handles, Pottery Stamp, and an Elaborate Garland of Tulips that Goes all the Way Around the Jar.   Stands 10" tall. 


    A similar jar is pictured in Wilder on p. 252 (picture provided above).


    Excellent Condition.  A 1/2" chip on top of the end of one handle, and a few minor nibbles and a 3/16" flake on the underside at the edge.  No rim chips, hairlines, cracks, stains, or restoration. 


    Ships double-boxed, insured, and FREE



    B. C. Milburn, Alexandria, Virginia Stoneware Gallon Jar w/ Tulip Garland #9388

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