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  • Item 9470


    Coming to you from Doc's Crocks is this Little 1 Gallon Stoneware Ovoid Jar made and stamped by "C. Crolius, Manufacturer, Manhattan-Wells, New York."  


    This jug is the work of Clarkson Crolius Senior who made pottery in New York City from 1800 to 1838 (William Ketchum, Jr., American Stoneware, p. 62).


    This beauty features an Early Ovoid Shape, Tall and Tooled Rim and Shoulder, Tooled Footer, Open Handles, Pottery Stamp with Cobalt Wash on One Side and Incised Floral with Cobalt Fill on the Other Side.  Stands 9 1/4" tall 


    Excellent Condition.  A 1/4" flake on the top of the rim, 1/2" surface ping line on the side of the rim, two short surface lines at the base (2", 1 1/2"- closeups), and a minor stain run.  That's it!  No inner rim or base chips, hairlines, cracks, stains, or restoration.  Recessed on the bottom of one side in the making. 


    An early and historic piece of New York history in an unusually small size.


    Ships double-boxed, insured, and FREE

    C. Crolius, Manhattan-Wells, New York Stoneware Ovoid Jar #9470

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