Coming to you from Doc's Crocks is this wonderful 3 Gallon Crock made for "H. F. Behrens, Grocer, 2217 & 2219 Market Street, Wheeling, W. VA. South Branch 3601 Jacob St."
Behrens was a merchant in Wheeling who had this crock made by the potteries in Southwestern, Pennsylvania (probably Greensboro).
Dating around 1880, this beauty Sports 2 Cobalt Lines at the Top and One at the Bottom that frame 7 Lines of Stenciled Advertising in Crisp Lettering, and the Capacity Number Flanked by Dashes. Additional cobalt at the handle terminals. Measure 11 1/4" tall and 9 3/4" wide across the top.
Excellent Condition. A 1" chip to the front of the right handle, and some small and scattered stains. No rim or base chips, hairlines, cracks, or restoration.
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