TWO GALLON PHILADELPHIA ADVERTISING JUG
AMERICAN - 19th CENTURY
American Stoneware is the predominant house ware of the era. Crocks,jugs and preserve jars were kitchen essentials throughout the 18th - 20th Centuries. By 1820,stoneware was being produced in every American center. Today these pieces are prized for their simple beauty.
Offering a two gallon, salt glaze preserve jug incised with " Made for Emerick & Hopkins,Importers of queensware,#349 NTH 3 St Philadelphia".
This jug was decorated using cobalt oxide to highlight the excised lettering in the front of the jug. It has a handle on the back . It is 14.5"tall. It has minor bumps but is overall clean. The bottom has one tiny chip but otherwise strong with out cracks. Top rim is strong - no cracks or chips. It is in excellent condition
# MCB 19125