Quart Stoneware Mead - McKINNEY







Salt-Glazed Stoneware Quart - F. McKinney's Mead

This is a stoneware mead from Philadelphia in the hefty quart size. Circa 1855-1860. There are many variants of the McKinney mead bottles. This one is the arched lettering type.

Debossed on shoulder: F. McKINNEY'S / MEAD.

Height: 10 1/4"  
Color: tan with beige dimples
and blended chocolate up one side

Condition: no cracks or recent chips. There is a 3/8" flake off the blob that looks ancient, possibly from manufacturing. There is also a small potstone in the glaze with an unglazed pockmark, which is defintiely manufacturing and shows the crudity.

Reference Number: DM433

Price: $32