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Whiskey jug

1998.901 (RS23725)

Description

Earthenware whiskey bottle w/ cork top; "Fine Old Scotch Whisky"; embossed "JRD" w/ in shield and surrounded by wreath; bottom tan darkening upwards to burnt orange and rust.

Details

Maker
Doulton & Co. (Maker)
Date
ca. 1920
Inscriptions
Impressed stamp on bottom: ""DOULTON/ LAMBETH/ ENGLAND"" Also random numbers and letters and ""4220"" Impressed dating system: ""4220""-- 4th of February 1920 (possibly)
Location of origin
Burslem, England, Staffordshire
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
painting (coating)
relief (sculpture techniques)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
cookware
Earthenware
earthenware
glazing (coating)
JUG, WHISKEY
molding (forming)
Painted
painting (coating)
relief (sculpture techniques)
Relief Molded
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
whiskey jugs
Dimensions
9.25 (H), 5.25 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.901
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19115

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