Coming to you from Doc's Crocks is this beautiful 2 Gallon Butter Crock made by "C. L. Williams & Co., New Geneva, PA."
This is the work of Charles L. Williams who worked in New Geneva from 1896-1898 (Phil Shaltenbrand, Big Ware Turners, pp. 168-70).
This Beauty Sports the Company Advertising Framed on the Top by a Stripe on the Top and Bottom. The stencil is clear and bold and accented all over with small flowers and leaves. The freehand capacity number is found on the right side. Measures 8 1/2" tall and 9 1/2" wide.
Excellent Condition. Two small, shallow chips on the rim in the front (3/16", 3/8"), and a minor 1/8" nibble on the botom of the rim in the back. That's it! No inner rim or base chips, hairlines, cracks, stains, or restoration. Very clean example.
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