Coming to you from Doc's Crocks is this wonderful 4 Gallon Stoneware Crock made and stamped by "J. Burger, Jr., Rochester, N.Y."
This is the work of John Burger, Jr. who ran the Burger family pottery in Rochester from 1880-1890 (William Ketchum, Jr., American Stoneware, p. 74).
This beauty features the Pottery Stamp with Cobalt Wash and Floral Created with a Slip Cup. The floral has four fern-like leaves and a blossom with the capacity number inside. Measures 11" tall and 11 3/4" wide across the top.
Excellent Condition. A 6" surface-only vertical craze line below the rim in the back (closeup). That's it! No rim or base chips, hairlines, cracks, stains, or restoration. A 1" chip in the back where the crock adhered to the kiln furniture in the making.
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