Rookwood Pottery Company (1880-1967). <em>Whiskey Jug with Lid</em>, ca. 1891. Glazed white clay with silver overly, 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)

Whiskey Jug with Lid

Artist:Rookwood Pottery CompanyGorham Manufacturing Company

Medium: Glazed white clay with silver overly

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1891

Dimensions: 8 x 6 1/2 x 6 in. (20.3 x 16.5 x 15.2 cm)


Accession Number: 84.176.5a-b

Image: 84.176.5a-b_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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. CONDITION: Good

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