Coming to you from Doc's Crocks is this wonderful 1 Gallon Pitcher made by "Jas. Hamilton & Co., Greensboro, Pa."
James Hamilton ran his pottery in Greensboro from the 1860's to 1880 (Phil Shaltenbrand, Big Ware Turners, pp. 154-157).
Dating to the 1870's, this beauty features a Tooled Rim, Tall Neck, Banded Shoulder, Slightly Rounded Body, and Considerable Cobalt Decoration. The decoration includes a straight stripe at the rim, a wavy stripe below the rim, upward comma vining on the neck, a straight stripe around the shoulder, and the company advertising across the body. The light gray clay and the strong cobalt stencil make for a strong contrast and visual appeal. Stands 10 1/2" tall.
Very Good Condition. Chips inside and on the underside of the spout. That's it! No other rim or any base chips, hairlines, cracks, stains, or restoration.
If you don't have a pitcher from SW Pennsylvania, this would be a great example.
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