19th Century Decorated Stoneware Blue Decorated Crock
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• Double handled • Decorated flowers and leaves on the face of the crock • Marked with 1 1/2 on the top front of the crock • Very good condition - No chips but does have a hairline crack up one side • Wonderful for your crock ware collection • Wear consistent with age and use
Farmers and cooks prepared vegetables, such as cucumbers or cabbages, and placed them in the crock under a heavy lid to keep microbes such as mold out. Over a period of weeks, carbon dioxide would escape, and, by a Lacto-fermentation process, the contents of the crock were pickled.