Three-Gallon Jug 15 3/4" Tall 9 1/4" Wide at Base Very fine scratch incising outlining legs, body, head, and eye of a moose upright on two hind legs. Cobalt decoration is superb showing no bubble or flaking.
One minor and shallow 1/4 flake to the mouth of the jug. One 1/2 extremely fine hairline on mouth of the jug. (or stone ping) See photo Small cluster of surface very fine hairline cracks to left of moose in shape of 2 connecting "y"s, measuring approx. One small surface line directly adjacent to salt glaze drip, less than 2" long, in shape of "L." Stamp Reads "OL & AK Ballard Burlington, VT see photo #4 by antler the photo shows a gray cloudy patch or two. There is no defect in the cobalt there I will get another photo done soon.
Makers name was impressed upside down, directly under handle on front side of the jug. Possibly one of a kind. The item "Standing Incised Moose Cobalt decorated Stoneware Jug Vermont C-1865" is in sale since Saturday, August 19, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Ceramics & Porcelain\Jugs".
The seller is "olderichmondcoins" and is located in Richmond, Indiana. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica.