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1970.81 (RS216930)

Description

Large stoneware jug with oval body rising from narrow base. Loop handle. Light tan to gray glazed exterior with the following stamped under mouth: "SOLD BY JOSHUA DURGIN & CO, DRUGGISTS, NO 64 MIDDLE STREET, PORTLAND, 3." Stamped letters and number are tinted with blue glaze.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"SOLD BY / JOSHUA DURGIN & CO / DRUGGISTS / NO 64 MIDDLE STREET / PORTLAND / 3." (stamped)
Location of origin
Portland, Maine, United States
Material
glazing (coating)
stamping (forming)
stoneware (pottery)
Object type
Containers
Places
Portland (Cumberland county, Maine)
Descriptive terms
glazing (coating)
Jug
jugs (vessels)
stamping (forming)
stoneware (pottery)
Vessel
Dimensions
17 (H), 12 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.81
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
48156

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