Antique Redware Pottery Crock with Single Applied Handle Glazed Interior

Antique Redware Pottery Crock with Single Applied Handle Glazed Interior ~ Pennsylvania

Regular price $185.00


Description: From the Pennsylvania region, this early, hand-thrown redware crock offers amazing character. You will love the aged patina on the unglazed exterior with a glazed, dark brown interior. It stands 7 ¼” inches tall with a single applied handle and out-of-round diameter opening. In areas, this redware crock has a darker than usual patina on the unglazed exterior which could be due to environment it was stored 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 made by a potter of early days is a nice collectible and fine representation of the earlier, simple way of living.

Note: Refer to "Condition" for additional information

Circa: 1800s

Height:  7 ¼” inches
Width: 9 ¼” (incl. handle)
Diameter (top opening):  7 1/2" - 7 3/4" (out-of-round)                                                      
Diameter (bottom base): 4 3/4"

Style:  Primitive

Color: Reddish-Brown

Product Weight:  4 pounds 2 ounces                       

Maker:  Unknown      

Markings: No visible markings

Materials:  Redware-Clay-Earthenware, Glaze

Origin:  Most likely Northeastern Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Condition:  Previously owned – used.  Over 170 years old, this crock is considered good with no cracks. Handle is strong with a 1/4" chip (as shown). Dark aged patina exterior with scuff marks, some small scratches and nicks in body. Some small nicks on glazed interior. Out-of-round top opening. Two glaze spots on exterior (as shown).  

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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