Z and K Antiques

Antique American Stoneware

The wide variety of 19th century American decorated crockery in its myriad of forms appeals to collectors from all regions.
blue decorated stoneware butter crocks antiques for sale

Pair of 1/2 Gallon New Jersey Butter Crocks »

Circa Late 19th Century: Here is a handsome pair of cobalt decorated half gallon butter crocks from the Wingender Pottery in Haddonfield NJ.

For Sale: $795

5 Gallon Beaver County PA Ovoid Stoneware Jar

5 Gallon Beaver County PA Ovoid Stoneware Jar »

Circa 1850s: Beaver County stoneware was made to last, and this five gallon semi-ovoid cream jar with floral decoration is a testament to the longevity of the county's pottery production. Weighing in at a stout 21 pounds, this jar stands 14" tall and is just over 12" wide from ear to ear.

For Sale: $850

stephen ward shield one quart canning jar

1 Quart Wax Sealer with Cobalt Decorated Shield »

Circa 1870s: Attributed to West Brownsville, Pennsylvania's potter Stephen H. Ward, this petite 5 7/8" tall one quart canning jar sports Ward's shield stencil.

For Sale: $750

1 Quart  Decorated PA Chicken Waterer

1 Quart Decorated PA Chicken Waterer »

Circa 1870s: Decorated chicken waterers are hard to find, and the small one quart size is the most difficult to acquire.

For Sale: $695

satterlee and mory fort edwards ny blue decorated brandies and wine jug for sale

Satterlee & Mory Wines and Brandies Jug »

Circa 1870-1890: This one gallon stencil decorated P. Cushman & Co. from Albany, New York,stands 11" in height, advertises "wines, brandies & C," and is signed by the legendary Fort Edward NY pottery firm Satterlee & Mory.

For Sale: $650

Ohio Antique Blue Decorated Stoneware Churn For Sale

4 Gallon Blue Decorated Ohio Stoneware Churn »

Circa Mid 19th Century: This particular churn form, color, and clay type are typical of stoneware produced in Muskingum County in the east central part of the Buckeye State.

For Sale: $750

Bird on Branch Blue Decorated Stoneware Crock For Sale

Fort Edward NY Bird on Branch 1 Gallon Crock »

Circa 1867-1872: This signed one gallon stoneware pudding pot from Fort Edward, New York's Haxstun, Ottman & Co. features cobalt bird on branch decoration.

For Sale: $550

antique blue decorated stoneware Pennsylvania merchant jar

Cooper & Bro. No. 7 Diamond Market, Pittsburgh »

Circa 1875: Measuring almost 10" tall, this one gallon Southwestern Pennsylvania storage jar was manufactured for Pittsburgh's well known Diamond Market district merchants W.D. Cooper & Bro.

For Sale: $575

Ohio blue decorated stoneware john conley white cottage post office ohio

John Conley White Cottage Post Office, Ohio Stoneware »

Circa 1880s: John Conley's little known pottery was located in White Cottage Post Office, an unincorporated community in Muskingum County on Route 22 between Lebanon and Zanesville in the south central Ohio.

For Sale: $650

19th century antique american redware with yellow script decoration name plate edwin

Yellow Slip Decorated Redware Loaf Dish »

Circa 1850-1880: 19th century American script decorated redware is scarce, and finding a named loaf pan will make even an advanced collector smile.

For Sale: $1,250

tanware flowerpot antique pennsylvania stoneware 19th century 1880s 3 floral blossoms

7.5" Pennsylvania Tanware Flowerpot with Three Blooms »

Circa 1880-1900: Tanware flowerpots are highly coveted, and this one has an expertly decorated triple-headed flower rising on its field which makes the already tall flowerpot seem even taller.

For Sale: $1,750

southwest pennsylvania stoneware storage jar for sale

Williams and Reppert 4 Gallon Blue Decorated Crock »

Circa 1880-1884: This nearly 14.5" tall four gallon Williams and Reppert stoneware storage jar is decorated top to bottom with both freehand and stenciled motifs and exhibits the desirable highly contrasted blue and gray coloration that mark the pair's first Greensboro partnership after purchasing Jas Hamilton & Co from Corney Hamilton.

For Sale: $895

antique flowerpot tanware pennsylvania stoneware 19th century 1880s old country farmhouse decor

6" Pennsylvania Tanware Flowerpot »

Circa 1880-1900: The flowerpot with attached saucer is a desirable tanware form and this example, fully decorated all around, does not disappoint.

For Sale: $1,650

Meaders face jug for sale

David Meaders Folk Art Face Jug »

Circa 2000: David Meaders (1951-2020), son of Georgia folk art potters Reggie and Flossie Meaders, grandson of pioneer folk art potter Cheever Meaders, and nephew of master folk art potter Lanier Meaders, is known to have made several gutsy stoneware face jugs that include his own teeth, and we believe this is one of them.

For Sale: $1,250

antique american stoneware pitcher for sale

1 Gallon Blue Decorated Stoneware Pitcher »

Circa 1880s: This pitcher probably has a New York origin based on the light color of the clay, the type of decoration, and the small spot of exfoliation which is typical of New York stoneware of this period.

For Sale: $850

Anita Meaders face jug for sale

Anita Meaders Folk Art Face Jug »

Circa 2000: Anita Meaders (1952-2009) began making pottery in the early 1980s with her husband David Meaders in Lula, Georgia, continiuing a Meaders family tradition begun in 1892.

For Sale: $495

Blue Decorated Stoneware Cake Pan Antique Crock Pennsylvania Salt Glazed 19th Century Pottery For Sale

3 Gallon Stoneware Crock Attributed to Upton Stuckey»

Circa 1860-1880: This straight-sided decorated crock is attributed to Upton Stuckey's Martin County pottery in Loogootee, Indiana.

For Sale: $495

Antique Indiana Stoneware 2 gallon Blue Decorated Crock by Upton Stucky

Attributed Upton Stuckey 2 Gallon Stoneware Crock »

Circa 1860-1880: Measuring 10.75" tall and 8.25" in diameter, this 2 gallon jar is attributed to Upton Stuckey's pottery in Loogootee IN.

For Sale: $395

Five Gallon Southwestern Pennsylvania Salt Glazed Cobalt Decorated James Hamilton Crock For Sale From Z and K Antiques

Greensboro PA James Hamilton & Co. 5 Gallon Blue Decorated Storage Jar »

Circa 1870s: This James Hamilton & Co. salt glazed storage jar features three bold freehand stripes and an unusual grape stencil.

For Sale: $895

New Geneva PA 4 Gallon Cobalt Decorated Salt Glaze Stoneware Crock R. T. Williams

4 Gallon R.T. Williams New Geneva PA Blue Decorated Storage Jar »

Circa 1890s: Dark and crisp cobalt freehand and stencil decoration covers this 15" R.T Williams four gallon storage jar.

For Sale: $850

Williams and Reppert Greensboro PA 2 Gallon Cobalt Decorated Stoneware Crock

2 Gallon Williams & Reppert Greensboro PA Blue Decorated Storage Jar »

Circa 1880s: Here is a nice example of a two gallon storage jar potted by the Greensboro, Pennsylvania firm of Williams and Reppert.

For Sale: $395

Cobalt Blue Decorated Tulip Freehand Four Gallon Salt Glaze Stoneware Crock

Cobalt Blue Freehand Decorated 4 Gallon Antique
Stoneware Crock with Tulips »

Circa 1880: This is a super clean four gallon blue decorated stoneware crock with freehand tulip decoration.

For Sale: $450

1830s Ovoid Ohio Antique Blue Decorated Stoneware Storage Jar with Freehand Decoration

Early Ohio Two Gallon Ovoid Salt Glazed Storage Jar »

Circa 1830s: This lovely cobalt decorated ovoid storage crock is the country decorator's dream.

For Sale: $695

Alexandria VA Virginia John Swann Antqiue American Southern Stoneware Cobalt One Gallon Storage Jar For Sale

Early One Gallon Blue Decorated Stoneware Storage Jar Possibly Attributed to John Swann, Alexandria, Virginia »

Circa 1820-1830: this early and interesting one gallon storage jar sports a simple but unusual dotted cobalt decoration around its shoulder.

For Sale: $695

New Geneva PA Highly Decorated 7 Inch Tanware Pitcher For Sale: Pennsylvania Brown Paint Decorated Flower Design Tourist Pottery

New Geneva PA Highly Decorated 7 Inch Tanware Pitcher »

Circa 1880-1900: Tanware was manufactured in New Geneva, Pennsylvania and was sold mainly to tourists as souvenirs.

For Sale: $1,495

Happy Heidi Vintage Fiestaware Pottery for Sale all old colors complete collection

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