Stoneware Cobalt-Decorated Jug Attr. Decker
Southwest Virginia / East Tennessee two-gallon stoneware pottery crock, attributed to Charles Decker (1832-1914). The tulip decoration and form of the jar are characteristic of the Decker pottery and can be seen on other decorated pottery items attributed to Decker ("The Pottery of Charles F. Decker: A Life Well Made", Jonesborough/Washington County Historical Society, p. 40. 11 5/8" H. 19th century.
Stable crack on base extending up one side.