Coming to you from Doc's Crocks is this uncommon Blue and White Spongeware Bowl in the Clothespin Pattern.
Dating around 1900 to 1920, this beauty features Vertical Ribs all around shaped like Old Wooden Clothespins. Thick overhanging rim for stacking. An impressed star on the bottom. Retains its original bail handle. This is the medium size of at least three sizes, measuring 4 3/4" tall and 10" wide.
You can see a writeup of this bowl in plain blue and white in Terry Taylor and Terry and Kay Lowrance, Collector's Encyclopedia of Salt Glaze Stoneware, p. 156.
Very Good Condition. Some glaze crazing inside at the bottom, and a 1/2" chip on the overhanging rim. No other chips or any hairlines, cracks, stains, or restoration.
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