Coming to you from Doc's Crocks is this rare 1/2 Gallon Jug marked "HNL".
This is likely the mark of Henry Newton Long of Crawford County, Georgia. Long was one of many potters in Crawford County who whiskey jugs that were exported to Macon by wagon. In 1898, he is listed as one of the leading potters of county. He ran the family pottery from 1895 to 1902. See John Burrison, Brothers in Clay: The Story of Georgia Folk Pottery, pp. 131-133, 141-144.
This beauty features the Small Quart Size, an Alkaline Glaze like melted Caramel, and the Pottery Stamp on the Top of the Handle. Stands 7" tall.
Very Good Condition. Two narrow 1/4" chips on the spout and a 1/2" chip on the top of the handle. No base chips, hairlines, cracks, stains, or restoration.
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