What do the numbers mean on old crocks?

A single number painted, stamped, or impressed on the crock typically indicates its size. A three would mean 3 gallons or 3 quarts. The style, font, and placement of the number can sometimes help you identify the maker.

How big is a number 4 crock?

In stock. Usually ships within 2 to 3 days….Product information.

Product Dimensions 16.13 x 16.13 x 15.65 inches
Item model number 02580

How do you identify stoneware?

Identifying Antique Stoneware and Finding Comparable Prices

  1. A shiny, glass-like surface with occasional bumps (salt particles)
  2. Simple hand-painted decorations (usually cobalt blue ink)
  3. Decorations were handcrafted beneath the surface of the glaze.
  4. Hand-drawn or stenciled numbers and letters.

What were vintage crocks used for?

A. Before the advent of refrigeration, crocks were used in American kitchens to hold foodstuffs such as butter, salted meats and pickled vegetables. The crocks were invariably made of stoneware, a durable, economical ceramic that remains water-tight, even without a glaze.

What can I do with old crocks?

Use old crocks is to store kitchen utensils via House Beautiful. I’m in love with this hutch filled with pitchers and pottery via Farmhouse 5540.

How many gallons is a #2 crock?

2 gal
Container Size: 2 gal. Width: 9.75 in. Height: 9 in. Depth: 9.75 in….Warning:

Features Food Storage
Size S

How big is a number 10 crock?

Product information

Product Dimensions 16.25 x 16.25 x 17.25 inches
Item Weight 38 pounds
Manufacturer Ohio Stoneware
Item model number 02467

What is a stoneware crock used for?

Stoneware crocks have many uses from the traditional use of preserving vegetables like cucumbers for pickles and cabbage for sauerkraut to more decorative uses like containers for potpourri, candy, magazines, kitchen utensils, cookbooks, pens and pencils, or candles.

What is an old crock?

If you describe someone as an old crock, you mean that they are old and weak. [British, informal, old-fashioned]

Is it safe to use old crocks?

It would be impossible to guarantee that an older crock was made with lead-free clay and health and safety should be your number one concern when pickling and fermenting. However, if you notice that your glaze is cracked but the clay is not exposed, you should be okay to continue using your crock.

What is the number on a Roseville Crock?

The crown may or may include the crock size indication number in a circle at the top of the crown, the letters RRP, or even “R. Ransbottom” within the crown’s upper curve, “U.S.A” in the center, and “Roseville OH” along the bottom.

What kind of crock has blue crown lid?

Primitive #2 Robinson Ransbottom Blue Crown Crock With Lid ~ Roseville Ohio Pottery ~ Good Vintage Condition.

Is there 6 gal crock with crown stamp on the side?

6 gal crock with crown stamp on the side:- I recently rescued a 6 gal crock my parents were going to thrown away. I am interested in finding out more about it.

Where does a 4 gallon stoneware Crock come from?

A 4-gallon stoneware crock, this piece is from Pittston, Pennsylvania, and marked with the name Evan Jones. The artwork depicts a bird on a stump in blue. There was a crack on one of the sides near the handle that runs from top to bottom. However, it was still structurally sound.