Two-gallon jug, about 7 1/2" diameter x 11" high. Decorative cobalt lettering reading John Rauber & Co. " Maker's imprinted mark reads " J.
Jacob Fisher ran the J. Eginning at unusually early ages, two generations of the Rauber family operated a thriving liquor business in Rochester, New York.Rauber brothers, John and Peter, originally were from Wayland, New York, where their father, an immigrant from Germany, was a prosperous farmer. John was the first born in 1850. Was listed in the 1875 New York State census as a beer peddler, possibly indicating that he owned a saloon. The Rauber brothers were not shy about letting the public. Know that in addition to being liquor wholesalers, they also were rectifiers, that is, blending whiskeys to achieve particular taste and color.
Among the brands they were mixing up in their several progressive addresses on Rochesters West Main Street were. "Belle of Monroe, "Belle of Rochester, "Brunswick Rye, Champlain, "Double Rectified, "Eagle Rye, "Flour City Club, J. "North King, Plumsure, and "Wheat Malt.
Peter died at the young age of 38. John died at age 47 in 1897. Small impact ding to the right of the maker's mark (visible in the images).
A FINE AND RARE 19TH CENTURY NEW YORK STONEWARE WHISKEY JUG. The item "Rare stoneware jug cobalt decorated fisher John Rauber Lyons Rochester New York" is in sale since Thursday, September 12, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Ceramics & Porcelain\Jugs".
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