Pottery – Stoneware,Redware

PORCELAIN PIGS

Ceramic hot water bottles were common in the 19th and early 20th centuries. These were used to warm your bed, feet and hands. Traveling in cold weather required foot warmers as trains, carriages and sleighs were unheated. As rail travel took off, foot warmers moved into trains. Known as "porcelain pigs",they were given to passengers to ease their journey. Children sat on "Cricket" benches using them to warm their fingers. They came in many shapes and sizes and were often used for advertising.

Offering a  ceramic "porcelain pig" which is 11" tall and circa late 1800"s. The "pig is plain, has the original plug and is without advertising. It has one flat side and flat bottom.  The color is crisp and clean. The bottom and top rims are strong with out cracks or chips. It is in excellent condition.

# RHG-1405

$30.00


PORCELAIN PIGS

Ceramic hot water bottles were common in the 19th and early 20th centuries. These were used to warm your bed, feet and hands. Traveling in cold weather required foot warmers as trains, carriages and sleighs were unheated. As rail travel took off, foot warmers moved into trains. Known as "porcelain pigs",they were given to passengers to ease their journey. Children sat on "Cricket" benches using them to warm their fingers. They came in many shapes and sizes and were often used for advertising.

Offering a  ceramic "porcelain pig" which is 10" tall and circa late 1800"s. The "pig is plain, has the original plug and is without advertising. It has one flat side and flat bottom.  The color is crisp and clean. The bottom and top rims are strong with out cracks or chips. It is in excellent condition.

# RHG-1409

$30.00


STONEWEAR 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 jug marked by potters, Cowden & Wilcox, Harrisburg, Pa. It is 10.5" tall and circa 1863-1881. This jug was decorated using cobalt oxide to produce the bright blue, stylized tulip decoration on the front of the jug.  A light brown slip wash is on the interior. The jug has one open loop handle 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.

# 323-2358

$489.00


SPONGE - SPATTERWARE PLATES

Sponge-Spatterware refers to 19th century pottery decorated with a stamped design of flowers or shapes. Part of the design may be hand painted or there may be bands of striped color that creates a rainbow effect. This was produced by the factories of early industrial-era of England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Belgium and France. In the U.S. it is called spatterware, in Europe it is called spongeware. There are four possible techniques: hand painting, spattering, dabbing, and stamping a pattern with a sponge. The most common colors were red, green, blue and yellow against a white or cream colored background. A common pattern is "Adams Rose". It was produced by all the famous potteries in Europe. Today it is considered "Folk Art" and is highly collectable.


Offering two three color spatterware plates with black, green and red borders around rim. They are free of cracks or discoloring. All colors are bright against a pearl white background. Plates may be sold separately or together. Plates are $45.00@.


These plates are 8.5"D. They are in excellent condition with minor honest wear.

# MCB 19914

$45.00


STONEWARE PITCHER

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 salt glaze preserve pitcher with small crack line in the making and not all the way through the pitcher.  It  is plain with no decoration and has a handle on the back with brushed Cobalt highlights at the terminal. A light brown slip wash is on the interior.  It is 13.5"tall. It has minor bumps but is overall clean. The bottom and top rims are strong  with out chips. It is in excellent condition.

# MCB 19195

$295.00


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

$350.00


TWO GALLON PHILADELPHIA ADVERTISING 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 two gallon, salt glaze preserve jug incised with " Made for Emerick & Hopkins,Importers of queensware,#349 NTH 3 St Philadelphia". 

This jug was decorated using cobalt oxide to highlight the excised lettering in the front of the jug. It has a handle on the back .  It is 14.5"tall. It has minor bumps but is overall clean. The bottom  has one tiny chip but otherwise  strong with out cracks. Top rim is strong - no cracks or chips. It is in excellent condition

# MCB 19125

$1295.00


TWO GALLON STONEWEAR JAR

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 two gallon, salt glaze preserve jar. It is 11.5" tall and circa 19th C. 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 minor chips. It is in excellent condition.

# MCB 18325

$285.00


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 jug marked with Dr. Wm Radam's Microbe Killer Co. Dr Radam (1844-1902)
was born in Prussia and moved to Texas in 1871. He patented an elixir in September 1886. It promised a cure for malaria/rheumatism. He produced this product until the early 1900's. This elixir was sold all over the country.

This jug was decorated using cobalt oxide to highlight the excised lettering in the front of the jug. It has a handle on the back .  It is 11"tall. It has minor bumps but is overall clean. The bottom has a small chip but otherwise  strong with out cracks. It is in excellent condition

# MCB 17182

$145.00


TWO GALLON STONEWEAR JAR

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. It is 12" tall and circa 1855. Potter is unknown. This jar was decorated using cobalt oxide to produce the bright blue, stylized floral decoration on the front of the jar and a bee sting on the other.  The jar is balanced by two open loop handles on either side with brushed Cobalt highlights at the terminals. The top rim  leans down ward and has some chips. The bottom rim is strong without chips or cracks. It has minor staining and kiln marks. The colors are crisp and clean.  It is in excellent condition.

# MCB 19194

$245.00


ONE GALLON STONEWARE JAR

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 9.5" tall and circa 1855. This jar was decorated using cobalt oxide to produce the bright blue,stylized decoration on the front 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 19198

$300.00


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, N.A. White & Son, Utica, New York who produced stoneware from 1834 to 1907.  This jug was decorated using cobalt oxide to produce the bright blue,stylized decoration on the front of the jar. It has a handle on the back and is circa 1885.  It is 11.5"tall. It has minor bumps but is overall clean. The colors are crisp and clean,the bottom strong with out cracks. It is in excellent condition

# MCB 18200

$325.00


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