STAMPED "WHITES UTICA", NEW YORK DECORATED STONEWARE JUG, salt-glazed, "2" gallon capacity mark, beehive-form with collared mouth and rounded handle. Slip-trailed cobalt fan-tail roadrunner bird decoration, additional cobalt across stamp. The shop of Noah and Nicholas White. Circa 1860-1875. 13 1/2" H. Provenance: The collection of Ronnie and Neal Kite of Esmont, VA.
Excellent condition, two light flakes to mouth, light hairlines under base.