ONE GALLON PRESERVE JUG
AMERICAN - 19th CENTURY
American Stoneware is the predominant house ware of the era. Crocks,jugs and preserve jars were kitchen essentials throughout the 18th - 20th Centuries. By 1820,stoneware was being produced in every American center. Today these pieces are prized for their simple beauty.
Offering a one gallon, salt glaze preserve jar marked by potters, David Bissett, Old Bridge, NJ. It is 13" tall and circa 1855. This jar was decorated using cobalt oxide to produce the bright blue,stylized decoration on the front and back of the jar. A light brown slip wash is on the interior. The jar is balanced by two open loop handles on either side with brushed Cobalt highlights at the terminals. It has minor staining and kiln marks. The colors are crisp and clean. The bottom and top rims are strong with out cracks. It is in excellent condition.
# MCB 19197