Coming to you from Doc's Crocks is this wonderful Blue and White Stoneware Butter Crock in the Open Rose Pattern.
This beauty features a Waffle Background with Six Open Roses Around the Middle. The lid repeats the waffle background. Diffused blue coloration. Measures 3 3/4" tall and 6" wide across the top.
As you know, not a common pattern. See Terry Taylor and Terry and Kay Lowrance, Collector's Encyclopedia of Salt Glaze Stoneware, pp. 119-120.
Very Good Condition. The base has a 1/2" chip on the outside of the rim (closeup) and a small rust stain inside. No inner rim or base chips, hairlines, cracks, or restoration. The lid has some small flakes on the underside at the edge (1/4" or less) and some adjacent chips on the outer edge in one place (closeup). No hairlines, cracks, stains, or restoration. A 1" drying line on the seating ring on the underside in the making.
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