HAGERSTOWN, MARYLAND ATTRIBUTED EARTHENWARE / REDWARE JUG, lead- and manganese-glazed, approximately one-gallon capacity, bold ovoid form with angled-collar mouth, double-groove strap handle with squared-off lower terminal, and pronounced foot. Circa 1800-1830. 10" H, 6 1/2" D foot. Literature: See Manger - Pottery From the Shenandoah and Cumberland Valleys, p. 21, right for an identical example. Provenance: From a Virginia private collection.
Excellent condition, shallow loss to one side of handle and two very minor glaze flakes to rim. Two short firing separations to base, as made.