Primitive Redware Crock Single Applied Handle Glazed Interior Pennsylvania

Primitive Redware Crock Single Applied Handle Glazed Interior Pennsylvania

Regular price $125.00


Description: An early redware crock with a shapely form and primitive appearance from the Pennsylvania region. It stands 7 ½” inches tall with a single applied handle, an unglazed worn exterior and glazed interior. This redware crock has a good side and a worn side. Color variations, patina and wear on the unglazed exterior which could be due to age and the environment it was stored or used in. Early redware crocks are difficult to find and often are damaged over the years due to the brittleness of the clay. This handled crock is a fine representation of the earlier, simple way of living and an interesting one if you love primitive decorating.

Note: Refer to "Condition" below for additional information

Circa: 1800s

Height:  7 ½” inches
Width: 8” (incl. handle, at widest point)
Diameter (top opening):  6 1/2" (out-of-round)                                                      
Diameter (bottom base): 4 ½”

Style:  Primitive

Color: Reddish-Brown with Gray Tones

Product Weight:  3 pounds 3 ounces                       

Maker:  Unknown      

Markings: No visible markings

Materials:  Redware-Clay-Earthenware, Glaze

Origin:  United States, Most likely Southeastern Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Condition:  Previously owned – used.  Over 170 years old, this crock is not perfect with color wear. One ½” chip on rim (as shown). Handle is in rough condition with a hairline in the top of the handle, although does not go through with no signs of weakness. Dark aged patina exterior with scuff marks, pits, staining and some small scratches in body. Due to age, small nicks/pits and glaze wear on interior. Please carefully refer to photographs as they are part of the description.

Safety: Although once a utilitarian vessel, now it is not recommended for any food use. Being sold as a collectible, decorative purposes only.

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