8" Glazed Stoneware Canning Jar With Lid
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8" Glazed Stoneware Canning Jar With Lid:
Before canning was completed with glass, food was preserved from harvest in stoneware vessels. Some were glazed inside only, inside/outside or no glaze. The latter adopted content flavors so were used only with the same foodstuff year after year. This jar is about 8" tall with a 5" diameter. The lid sits recessed at the top and may have been sealed with wax or weights. Beautiful color & form. Some small Nick's in the lid. No cracks or hairlines noted in the jar. The unglazed bottom appears to be yellow clay.