Coming to you from Doc's Crocks is this wonderful 1/2 Gallon Stoneware Tanware Jug made for "J. A. Franz, Groceries & Liquors, Pomeoy, Ohio."
It was made in New Geneva, Pennsylvania around 1880.
Dating around 1880, this beauty is a Coveted 1/2 Gallon Size with 4 Lines of Crisp Stenciled Advertising. As you know, Pomeroy stoneware is in strong demand. Stands 9 3/4" tall.
Excellent Condtion. Two nearly invisible 1/4" surface only lines on the spout from a ping (closeup), a 3/16" flake on the back of th spout, and a 1/2" chip on the side of the handle. That's it! No base chips, hairlines, cracks, stains, or restoration.
Ships double-boxed, insured, and FREE