MARYLAND WHISKEY MERCHANT'S STENCILED TANWARE ADVERTISING JUG, Albany-slip glazed, approximately one-pint capacity, cylindrical form with rounded shoulder, slightly flared mouth with incised lower ring, and medial-ridge strap handle. Stenciled Albany-slip "S. T. SUIT, / SUITLAND, MD. / LITTLE BROWN JUG / The WHISKEY IN THIS JUG WAS / MADE 1869. / AND FILLED BY ME IN 1879". Western Pennsylvania. Circa 1880. 7" H, 4" D base. Provenance: The collection of Ronnie and Neal Kite of Esmont, VA.
Undamaged except for some minute glaze flakes/wear to edge of mouth.