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  • Item 3442


    Coming to you from Doc's Crocks is this wonderful 1 Gallon Jar stamped "S. C. Milburn."


    This is the mark of Stephen C. Milburn of Alexandria, Virginia who potted in Alexandria from 1867-1872, having taken over the pottery from his father, B. C. Milburn (See Eddie Wilder, Alexandria, Virginia Pottery 1792-1876, pp. 191-196).


    A nearly identical jar is pictured on Wilder on p. 196.


    This beauty features a Carefully Tooled Rim for ease of tying down a waxed paper or cloth cover, and the pottery stamp. After the Civil War, pottery in Alexandria was rarely decorated.  Stands 10" tall.


    Good Condition.  A 1" chip on the rim near the back, a 3/4" chip on the base near the edge, and a 5" hairline inside on the left side where the stain is (the line is not seen outside).  No inner rim chips or restoration. 


    Ships double-boxed, insured, and FREE.



    S. C. Milburn, Alexandria, Virginia Stoneware 1 Gallon Jar #3442

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