Reference : Collectors Encyclopedia of Stangl Artware,Lamps, & birds, Identification and Value by Robert C. Runge Jr. Collectors Books 2002 p. 111--Value $275.00-$300.00
Dimensions: 4 1/2" interior diameter.
Date: circa late 19th early 20th century
This is hallmarked "Roseville U.S.A. and style number.
There are no chips, no cracks, and no repairs to this item. This item is in excellent condition.
This pattern was product of Harry W. Rhead, and was Roseville's first major success.It has a band cherubs in a wide variety of scenes separated by trees on a light brown background. Several rows of white piping are used to emphasize the rim, base and the band of cherubs. unmarked!
I've seen this piece as high as $295.00.
The cooler measures 17 1/2" including the lid. The outside diameter is 12". This crock, stoneware ice water cooler weighs in at a hefty 41 pounds.
The blue paint is still very vibrant. The gasket around the spigot should be replaced because it has some dry rot. Overall condition is excellent except for one 2 1/4" exterior craze line near the top.