• Item 5753


    Coming to you from Doc's Crocks is this wonderful 4 1/4" Motto Jug.  


    This beauty reads, "Motto Jug. 'Eart, drink and be merry.' Detrick Distilling Company, Dayton, Ohio."


    This Dayton company made a series of a dozen Motto Jugs around 1900, one without a border around the motto and one with a border.  These jugs have retained their popularity with collectors due to their small size and humorous mottos.


    This example is from the series without a border around the motto and features one of the harder to find mottos.  Stands 4 1/4" tall. 


    Exceptional Condition.  As made.  No damage of any kind. 


    Ships double-boxed, insured, and FREE

    Detrick Distilling, Dayton, Ohio Stoneware Mini Motto Jug, "Eat, drink" #5753

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