Antique Blue Decorated Stoneware Butter Crock with Lid Missing Handle

Antique Blue Decorated Stoneware Butter Crock with Lid Missing Handle

Regular price $75.00


Product Description:  Add this early salt-glazed stoneware butter crock to your kitchen collection. Nicely decorated with cobalt blue stenciled lettering on the front with blue bands encircling the crock. The glazed stoneware lid with a fingertip knob sits recessed on the top of the inner lip. Sadly, this crock is missing the original wire bail handle, leaving only a recessed hole in a protruding ear on each side. Despite this, it is still is a wonderfully decorated butter crock for your kitchen collection.

  •       Salt Glazed Exterior, Interior and Lid
  •        Unglazed Base and Inner Lip 
  •        One ¼” Blue Band with an Upper & Lower Thin Band
  •        Blue Stenciled Lettering “Butter” on one side
  •        Missing Wire Bail Handle

Note: Please refer to "Condition" below for additional information

Circa: Most likely Early Part 1900s


Height: 4 ¼” 

Diameter:  6 ½” (O.D. top), 5 ¾” (I.D. top) 6 1/8” (base)

Product Weight: 2 pounds 14 ounces


Maker: Unknown

Markings: No visible markings

Material: Stoneware

Primary Color:  Blue & Grayish-White

Origin:  United States

Condition:  Previously owned - used. Considered good. Missing wire bail handle. Some aged discoloration on unglazed areas. Some small glaze chips around rim and body. One very thin 2” vertical hairline crack on front from top lip down next to letter “r”. Not easy to detect (as shown). Does not go through to the other side. Spot on top of lid is glazed over and occurred in the making. It is not known if a different type of glaze was used on the lid. When crafted, the word butter was not centered between handles.

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