Unique stoneware jug from H Weston company, Ellenville NY in very good condition. Historical information per the Ellenville Library and Museum, Ellenville NY: The Pottery in Ellenville began on the corner of Market and Warren Street in 1829. It was started by Horace Weston, a Methodist circuit minister.
He had just married a Miss Libby Briggs of this village and was looking for a business to support a wife and family. With the opening of the Delaware and Hudson Canal that year, it seemed a promising venture.He operated under the name of H. His sons, Horace, Daniel & William joined him in the business under the mark of W. Two of his sons also operated a pottery in Honesdale, Pennsylvania. Between 1849-75 pottery was marked D.
In 1869-70, Daniel operated the pottery with James A Gregg with the markings of Weston and Gregg. This is a great piece of ny history. Blue slip decorated Stylized butterfly. Cobalt features nice and dark. There is one fry mark.
A couple of surface hairlines. This jug is sturdy, SOLID. Little bit of staining through out. Is in great condition no breaks. I will provide a lot of pics so you can determine.
11 inches high 6 1/2 base. Handle wide about 7 1/2 inches wide.Also pop mark in glaze. Only the jug is forsale. All items are examined and every attempt is made to describe them completely and accurately.
However, most items are antique/vintage, and by virtue of their age will not be perfect. The item "ANTIQUE 1860's STONEWARE COBALT BUTTERFLY 2gl jug H WESTON ELLENVILLE NY" is in sale since Wednesday, December 12, 2018.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Ceramics & Porcelain\Jugs". The seller is "cool-finds111" and is located in Sussex, New Jersey.
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