Black Transferware Treacle Pot, Staffordshire England c 1820-1830 . Superb and rare black transfer ware pottery covered "Treacle" Pot that is beautifully hand made and very early 19th century. The screw on cover has hand crafted screw tracks that fit the lid perfectly creating a tight seal to keep ants and bugs out of the honey or molasses. Each like and base are marked by the potter who made the screw tracks so they lids match the treacle pot. The shape is a handled stein shape.
This black transferware treacle pot was for honey or molasses. It measures 5.5" high. The finish is a classic pearlware glaze. The black transfer decoration features iconic Scotland and Ireland labels and figures. The Treacle jar has no damage, the color has some darkening from contents over the many years. Scarce scarce Staffordshire form.