Whiskey Jug with Lid
Decorative Arts and Design
Glazed stoneware with silver overlay
8 x 6 1/2 x 6 in. (20.3 x 16.5 x 15.2 cm) (show scale)
Jug: Reversed RP with five flames / 512 / W, on bottom.
Silver: On bottom of jug, Gorham MFG Co (impressed); S1175S (engraved).
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Lewis
Whiskey jug, glazed white clay with silver overlay. Ovoid jug (a) mounted in silver and decorated in autumn colors with trailing branches of foliage and seed pods on a dark brown ground; the body is partially overlaid in silver, and pierced and chased with scrolling foliage, with silver handle and mount to the rim, the handle monogrammed "HESKETH", the cork stopper (b) with silver serpent finial and chain rim, Silver overlay is applied by Gorham.
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Rookwood Pottery Company (1880-1967). Whiskey Jug with Lid, ca. 1891. Glazed stoneware with silver overlay, 8 x 6 1/2 x 6 in. (20.3 x 16.5 x 15.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Lewis, 84.176.5a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 84.176.5a-b_bw.jpg)
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