• Item 5695


    Coming to you from Doc's  Crocks is this unusual 1 Gallon Ovoid Jar from Baltimore, Maryland.


    Dating around 1850, this beauty features a Semi-Ovoid Form with Tall Neck, Ridged Shoulder, Grooved Handles, Bulbous Body, and Rounded Footer. The decoration is a Double-Stemmed, Double Blossomed Three-Leaf Clover on Both Sides.  Additional cobalt accents at the handle terminals as well as a wavy loop under each handle.  Rich and shiny cobalt throughout what really stands out on the light gray glaze.  Stands 9 1/2" tall.  


    I looked through hundreds of photos of Baltimore stoneware and this form was not found.  Typically the neck was flared outward on a semi-ovoid jar.  Also, this decoration does not tend to appear on semi-ovoid jars, but later straight-sided jars. The small size, unusual form, and abundant decoration make this jar something special.


    Excellent Condition.  Six minor nibbles inside the rim (3/16" to 1/16"), and a 1/4" chip outside the rim.  That's it!  No base chips, hairlines, cracks, stains, or restoration.  A couple small kiln touches in the making.  


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    Circa 1850 Stoneware Ovoid Jar with Double Stemmed Clovers, Baltimore #5695

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