Coming to you from Doc's Crocks is this fantastic Blue and White Baked Bean Crock with Original Lid.
This beauty features the Boston Baked Bean in Fancy Raised Lettering on the Front and a Bean Plant on the Back. These came with diffused or swirl coloring, and this piece has the latter. It also came with a rounded or acorn finial on the lid, and this one has the latter (also in swirl). Measures 7 1/2" tall to the top of the finial.
You can find a fine writeup on this item in Taylor and Lowrance's, Collector's Encyclopedia of Salt Glaze Stoneware, p. 178.
Excellent Condition. . The base has minor nibbles around the inside of the rim from use with the lid. No outer rim chips, hairlines, cracks, stains, or restoration. The lid has chips on the underside at the edge as shown. No top rim chips, hairlines, cracks, stains, or restoration.
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