A Pennsylvania Two Gallon Stoneware Merchant's Crock

Isaac Hewitt, Rice's Landing, Pennsylvania, Third Quarter 19th Century

a cake crock with applied lug handles, tooled rim and upper body, with cobalt stenciled Excelsior Works Isaac Hewitt, Jr. Rices Landing, PA., framed by a cobalt line and squiggle at top and bottom. 

Height 7 1/2 x diameter 10 1/8 inches.



About 1/2 of left lug missing. The body of the crock with unusual vertical thinning marks perhaps made at the leather dry stage to reduce weight. 

Estimate: $300 - $500
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