This antique stoneware crock/jug was made by Lamson & Swasey of Portland Maine.
It has a beautiful beige salt glaze and the makers mark is highlighted in blue cobalt.
The original cork is intact and 'stuck' in the crock
It measures 11 1/2" x 7 1/4"
It suffers no large chips or cracks/hairline.
The handle is offset by design but sturdy and strong.
American Stoneware is a type of stoneware pottery popular in 19th century North America. The vernacular term "crocks" is often used to describe this type of pottery
Antique stoneware crocks once played an integral role in kitchens by allowing foods like butter to be stored and pickled vegetables to be made in watertight containers before the invention of refrigeration. They were usually covered in a salt glaze and often decorated using cobalt oxide to produce bright blue decoration. Today, antique crocks are a decorative collector's item loved by many.
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