1870s Stoneware 1 1/2 Crock w/Cobalt Floral Design
1870s Stoneware 1 1/2 Crock w/Cobalt Floral Design
1870s Stoneware 1 1/2 Crock w/Cobalt Floral Design
1870s Stoneware 1 1/2 Crock w/Cobalt Floral Design
1870s Stoneware 1 1/2 Crock w/Cobalt Floral Design
1870s Stoneware 1 1/2 Crock w/Cobalt Floral Design

1870s Stoneware 1 1/2 Crock w/Cobalt Floral Design

Regular price $325.00
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• Slip-Decorated Stoneware Crock with Cobalt Floral Decoration
• 1 1/2 Gallon capacity
• Tooled rim and applied lug handles
• Impressed marking reads - S.L. Pewtress & Co. Fair Haven Conn.
• Blue decorated wares from Connecticut are relatively scarce
• Very good condition
• 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.

Measurements:
9"H x 8"W