Coming to you from Doc's Crocks is this wonderful 3 Gallon Crock made and stamped by "N. A. White & Son, Utica, N.Y."
This is a work of Nicholas White and his sons, William and Charles, who ran the family pottery from 1865-1886 (William Ketchum, Jr., American Stoneware, pp. 69-70).
This beauty features the Pottery Stamp with Cobalt Wash and one of White's Signature Decorations: The Double Orchid Executed with a Slip Cup and Brush. The orchid has 2 leaves, two blossoms, and 5 buds. The stem and the outline of the two blossoms are done with a slip cup and the rest of the decoration with a brush. Gorgeous! Measures 10"tall and 11 1/2" wide across the top.
Excellent Conditon. Some residual water glass staining inside from use, and a 3/8" chip on the underside of the right handle. No rim or base chips, hairlines, cracks, or restoration.
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