HAXSTUN, OTTMAN, & CO. / FORT EDWARD, N.Y. Crock w/ Foliate Design

Five-Gallon Stoneware Crock with Cobalt Foliate Decoration, Stamped "HAXSTUN, OTTMAN, & CO., / FORT EDWARD, N.Y.," circa 1870, cylindrical crock with tooled shoulder, semi-rounded rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with a large stylized foliate design in slip-trailed cobalt. Impressed with a five-gallon capacity mark superimposed over a four-gallon mark. Provenance: Lynn White Collection, Readfield, ME. Numerous hairlines in surface. Light exfoliation to top of rim. Minor rim chip. Small handle chip. H 12 3/8".