STAMPED "HAXSTUN & CO. / FORT EDWARD, N. Y.", NEW YORK PATRIOTIC DECORATED STONEWARE JUG, salt-glazed, "2" gallon capacity mark, beehive-form with collared mouth and rounded handle. Slip-trailed cobalt American flag decoration with "76 to 78" below, additional cobalt across stamp. Circa 1876. 14" H. Provenance: The collection of Ronnie and Neal Kite of Esmont, VA.
Undamaged except for a shallow chip and flake to mouth.