Coming to you from Doc's Crocks is this Rare and Early 1 Gallon Ovoid Jug from the late 18th century.
This fantastic piece is decorated with a Watchspring Decoration that has been found on excavated pottery from Cheesequake, New Jersey (Capt. James Morgan) and Manhattan, New York from the late 1700's.
This beauty features the Early Ovoid Form, Reeded Neck, Ribbed Handle, Tall Footer, Watchsping Decoration, and Blue Splashes at the Handle Terminals. The decoration features two prominent "watchspring" designs with additional scalloped foliate accents. Stands 11 1/4" tall.
Excellent Condition. A 1/4" chip on the right side of the spout and three flakes/pings on the footer (1/4" to 1/2"). That's it! No hairlines, cracks, stains, or restoration. A stone ping and associated firing lines from it on the right side in the making. A shallow layer of old molasses inside at the bottom.
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