WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA DECORATED STONEWARE JUG, salt-glazed, stenciled "2" gallon capacity, semi-ovoid form with ringed mouth and strap handle. Stenciled cobalt "JAS. HAMILTON & CO. / GREENSBORO. PA." scrolled within decorative ornaments, with two bands of brushed feathers above and a stripe at base. Circa 1875. 15" H. Provenance: The collection of Ronnie and Neal Kite of Esmont, VA.
Excellent condition, shallow chip to inner rim of mouth, some very light exterior hairlines at and under base.