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Curator's Corner. Every museum, or historic house, has a few salvaged stoneware crocks, jars and jugs. For some reason West Virginia housewives continued to preserve food in grooved top, wax sealed stoneware jars long after glass Mason fruit jar use became widespread.
Stoneware is a rather broad term for pottery or other ceramics fired at a relatively high temperature. Historically, reaching high temperatures was a long-lasting challenge, and temperatures somewhat below these were used for a long time. Stoneware is not recognised as a category in traditional East Asian terminology, and much Asian stoneware, such as Chinese Ding ware for example, is counted as porcelain by local definitions.
Mark talks about a rare water cooler by esteemed Rochester, New York, stoneware potter John Burger, and discusses why Burger is considered one of the very best decorators American stoneware had to offer. This cooler will be sold as part of our March 2, stoneware and redware pottery auction. Luke displays one of the finest examples of New York State stoneware we have ever handled: a folk art beverage cooler bearing the extremely detailed incised design of a mermaid as well as a mythological "seahorse"along with an inscription. Brown, relatively few examples of New York stoneware of this quality remain in private hands.
A new line of stoneware — from crocks to bean pots, pantry jars to planters — is being made by a firm using the name Red Wing Stoneware Company. This new company is located in Red Wing, Minnesota and uses markings similar to earlier potteries from the same town whose products are widely collected. Unless you are familiar with the specific marks, it would be fairly easy to mistake the name and marks on new production for older collectible pieces.
Western Stoneware Company. It started existence as a standard 7 inch tall Cattail pitcher which should have had a handle applied on its back. However, a potter felt a need to forego the standard issue single handle on the back and preferred to apply two handles, one on each side of the piece.
There are two primary types of ceramic crocks for fermentation available: Open Crocks and Water-Sealed Crocks. Both have advantages and disadvantages to consider. You may even have one gathering dust somewhere in your home. To ferment in an open crock, cabbage or vegetables are first packed into the crock and then a plate is placed in the crock — to hold whatever is fermenting below the brine.
This fabulous piece of Greene County Pennsylvania stoneware measures 15" in height, has great contrast, and is decorated from top to bottom. The crock's large size, scarce decoration, and excellent visual appeal cobine to make it a very desirable piece of Southwestern Pennsyvania stoneware, and we're sure that the new owner will be pleased with this hansome storage jar turned on the wheel at one of the most renowned potteries on the storied Monongahela River. Circa : In shortly after the close of the Civil War, brothers Orson Hart Seymour and Henry Phelps Seymour partnered a shortlived Hartford, Connecticut, pottery business that lasted until Henry's death in