SIPE & SONS, WILLIAMSPORT, PA
Title SIPE & SONS WILLIAMSPORT, PA DECORATED STONEWARE CROCK.
Publisher 1867 - 1875.
Seller ID 88-0200
High shoulder slightly tapers into collared neck that flares out to a flat rim. The sides of the waist taper down to the 9 d. base 4 Gal. 12 3/4 h. 11across the rim & about 12 d. across the waist, which has applied ear handles flush with the side. Incised line around the shoulder. Salt-glazed exterior with Albany slip interior. Impressed Sipe & Sons W'MSPORT, PA & 4 swiped with cobalt blue. Brushed cobalt design of 2 bold flowers emerging from 4 leaves. Cobalt brushed at the ends of each handle. Founded in 1867 by WilliamSipe, and joined by his two sons shortly thereafter, Sipe & Sons Pottery operated until about 1875 when the Sipes were joined by Abram Young and Joseph Nichols and the pottery was operated as Sipe, Nichols & Co until 1877. 2 old spider cracks, a small chip under one of the handles, and some very minor chips on the interior side of the rim. NOTE: Price includes the shipping cost over & above that added automatically in the shopping basket for the furthest postal zone from 17110. If you are a buyer in a closer zone, inquire about saving on shipping.