Coming to you from Doc's Crocks is this Rare 3 Gallon Ovoid Jug made and stamped by "N. B. Pearse, Middlebury, Ohio."
This potter is undocumented with no tax records or census records available (F. Robert Treichler, A History of Northeast Ohio Stoneware, p. 113). It is rare mark.
Made around 1850 to 1860, this jug has an Early Ovoid Form with the Pottery Stamp Accented in a Cobalt Swatch. Stands 14 1/2" tall.
Good Condition. Two 1/8" nibbles on the spout, and a 7" vertical line running 3/4" above the base and wrapping under to form a circle. No base chips, stains, or restoration.
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