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

Object Type

Containers

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.81

Places

Portland (Cumberland county, Maine)