Coming to you from Doc's Crocks is this wonderful 5 Gallon Double-Handled Jug made by "R. T. Williams, New Geneva, PA."
This is the work of Robert T. Williams who worked in New Geneva from 1882 to 1895 (Phil Shaltenbrand, Big Ware Turners , pp. 168-70).
This Beauty features Top to Bottom Decoration. From the top down are two squiggle stripes, the company advertising surrounding a bough of foliage, the freehand capacity number flanked by leaves and a bottom straight stripe. Stands 18 3/4" tall.
Very Good Condition. Minor glaze nibbles around the top of the spout, and a line in the left handle near the bottom. Still very secure. No base chips, body hairlines or cracks, stains, or restoration.
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