Jug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-48156

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

Descriptive Terms

jugs (vessels)
stoneware (pottery)
stamping (forming)
glazing (coating)
Vessel
Jug
Jug

Inscription

"SOLD BY / JOSHUA DURGIN & CO / DRUGGISTS / NO 64 MIDDLE STREET / PORTLAND / 3." (stamped)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Portland, Maine, United States

Dimensions

17 (H), 12 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.81

Places

Portland (Cumberland county, Maine)