Stoneware jar with a blue bird.


Until 1940, stoneware jars were used to preserve liquids and pickled foods. These jugs and jars were sometimes decorated with a cobalt blue pattern as a manufacturer’s mark.

Jar, 1890-1910
Flack & Van Arsdale, Cornwall, Ontario
Stoneware, 26.5 x 26 cm
Musée de la civilisation, 77-361