Coming to you from Doc's Crocks is this wonderful 5 Gallon Stoneware Blue and White Spongeware Barrel.  

 

It was made and stamped on the bottom by "The Robinson Merrill Pottery Co., Akron, O."  This company was in business from 1900-1902.  

 

This beauty is Formed as a Barrel with Staves and 6 hoops with Rivet Closures.  Fancy Moldiing around the spigot opening.  Cobalt Sponging throughout.  Stands 15 1/2" tall.

 

Excellent Condition.  A couple minor 1/4" chips on the base.  That's it!  No top chips, hairlines, cracks, stains, or restoration.  A dime-size kiln touch on the left side and a dime-size piece of adhered clay on the right side (closeup) in the making.

 

Ships double-boxed, insured, and FREE

 

 

Robinson Merrill Pottery, Akron, Ohio Stoneware Blue and White Spongeware Barrel

$495.00Price

    Doc's Crocks

    340 N. Countryside Drive,

    Ashland, Ohio 44805

    duanefwatson@docscrocks.com

    419-651-9965

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