AMERICAN BLUE AND WHITE BRISTOL- / SALT-GLAZED STONEWARE ARTICLES, LOT OF FOUR, comprising a pastry/butter crock with "Draped Windows" design and bail handle, two soap dishes having "Wild Roses" and floral designs, one covered salt crock with "Good Luck/Swastika" designs, cover together by association. Unmarked. First quarter 20th century. Soap dish 4 7/8" D, crock 4 7/8" HOA.
One soap dish undamaged; crock with two rim hairlines and cover having flake to rim underside with moderate crazing; salt with flake to rim interior and cover having glued repair and two moderate flakes; one soap dish with moderate flake to underside. Some firing flaws, as made.
Literature: McNerney - Blue & White Stoneware: An Identification and Value Guide, p. 22, fig. top, p. 131, fig. top left, Taylor & Lowrance - Collector's Encyclopedia of Salt Glaze Stoneware, p. 114, figs. top, p. 208, fig. bottom.
Provenance: The Jack and Tommie Marsh collection, Columbia, SC.