• Item 2141

     

    Coming to you from Doc's Crocks is this wonderful Tiny Stoneware Butter Crock made for "H. F. Behrens, Company,  Wheeling, W. VA."

     

    Behrens was a grocery merchant in Wheeling who usually had his stoneware made in SW PA (probably Greensboro).   

     

    Dating around 1880, this beauty features a Crock versus the Typical Jar Form, and a Stencil in 3 Lines Filling the Front accented by Leaves.  The greatest feature here is that this crock is so small:  5 3/4" tall and 6 1/2" wide across the top!  

     

    Very Good Condition.  Three 1/4" chips on the tooled rim, and a faint hairline across the bottom that comes up 1 1/2" below "Wheeling".  No base chips, cracks, stains, or restoration. A 1 1/2" chip inside the rim that appears to be in the making where it stuck to the piece above it in the kiln.   

     

    Ships double-boxed, insured, and FREE

    Behrens, Grocer, Wheeling, West Virginia Stoneware Tiny Butter Crock

    $495.00Price
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