Stone jar

a jar made of stoneware.

See also: Stone

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
Here they fell to, the men plying a stone jar freely, and passing round a cup.
He had put his pack down as a table, and the two of them were devouring a great pasty, and washing it down with some drink from a stone jar. The chapman broke a rough jest as he passed, and the woman called shrilly to Alleyne to come and join them, on which the man, turning suddenly from mirth to wrath, began to belabor her with his cudgel.
I got into the first coach with three companions; the rest bestowed themselves in the other vehicles; two large baskets were made fast to the lightest; two large stone jars in wicker cases, technically known as demi-johns, were consigned to the 'least rowdy' of the party for safe-keeping; and the procession moved off to the ferryboat, in which it was to cross the river bodily, men, horses, carriages, and all, as the manner in these parts is.
Items discovered during the dig include a complete Egyptian alabaster flask, painted with a garland of lotus flowers, a storage stirrup jar imported from Crete, an alabaster vase, a large grey-black stone jar, and an amphoroid Mycenaean crater decorated with birds.
The recipe involves equal parts of crushed wheat, milk and water being soaked overnight in a stone jar. It is then cooked for three hours in a slow oven with sugar to sweeten, till the frumenty is thick and a jelly-like consistency.
Keep in stone jar. Cucumber Jelly 6 cucumbers 1 quart water 1 ounce gelatin 1 small onion Salt and pepper 1 tablespoon vinegar
For this year's ASID Showhouse dining room, I went for a Zen green on the walls and oxblood for accents in a stone jar, lampshade and flower arrangements.
Caspar, who represents youth and Africa, waits to bestow a beautiful stone jar of myrrh.
She spread pale, unsalted butter to the edge of the bread and then, with a special long spoon, she took enough raspberry jam from a stone jar to hold the two slices together.
"One evening, after our tour was over and we were back at base in Germany, the Quartermaster came round to my house, carrying a one gallon stone jar of rum.
Place the butter in a stone jar which has been washed with soda water, scalded and sunned.
The owner inherited the 13ins-high stone jar about 20 years ago from an aunt and uncle and kept it in her front garden in north Dorset, not realising its importance.