W. H. Lehew (attributed), Strasburg, Virginia Decora
W. H. LEHEW (ATTRIBUTED), STRASBURG, VIRGINIA DECORATED STONEWARE MILK PAN, salt glazed, "1 1/2" gallon capacity stamp, shallow conical form with squared rim and slightly arched handles. Brushed cobalt hanging flower and swag decoration on both sides, additional cobalt at handle terminals. Attributed to W. H. Lehew & Co., Strasburg, VA. Circa 1860-1880. 5 1/2" H, 11 1/2" D rim.
Literature: See Comstock, p. 295, fig. 5.265 for this capacity mark used in conjunction with Lehew's maker's stamp.
Excellent condition with only a very light hairline at base and light interior wear.